City of Reno awards more facade grants

by Mike Van Houten / Feb 22, 2024

Today the City of Reno announced the second round of awardees in ReStore Reno, an initiative aimed to reinvigorate and reignite the downtown area by offering matching grants to property owners and business tenants for facade improvements and interior upgrades. Between the two rounds of funding, nearly $1,050,000 have been invested into the program. 

The announcement was made at Birdeez, at 151 North Sierra, a soon-to-be entertainment complex that will feature cutting edge indoor golf, state=of-the-art darts, a full kitchen, restaurant, and more. Check out some preview construction pics below, along with pics of the event. 

Between the two rounds of funding, the total economic improvement value is $5.7 million dollars. 

The awarded applicants include:

Birdeez  - 151 N. Sierra St. 

National Automobile Museum - 1 Museum Drive

The Reno Bar and Grill - 903 E. 4st Street

Crak N' Grill - 301 S. Wells Ave. 

Cluckers – 651 E. 4th Street

Yuzu Sushi & Bar - 440 N. Virginia St. 

D Bar M Western Store - 1020 E. 4th St.

Lead Dog & Sunset Wines - 415 E. 4th Street

Horseshoe - 229 N Virginia St. 

101 N. Virginia St. Property

USA Drycleaners - 1080 S. Virginia St. 

Dubs Sports Lounge - 95 N Virginia St. 

Dead Ringer Analog Bar – 432 E. 4th St. 

Black Rabbit Mead Co. - 401 E. 4th St. 

Sol-Up - 902 S. Virginia St.

Ferino Distillery - 541 E. 4th St. 

Our Bar - 211 W. 1st St. 

Slieve Brewing Company - 495 Morrill Ave. 

495 Morrill Ave. Property

The EP Listening Lounge – 1300 S. Wells Ave.

As part of ReStore, the City is matching eligible costs up to $50,000 for exterior facade improvement projects and up to $50,000 for interior
tenant improvement projects. Some applicants can be reimbursed up to $100,000 if they combine facade and tenant improvements.

These projects will enter into a grant agreement with the City, outlining the terms and conditions of the funding. Awardees will have 90
days to submit a building permit application and an additional 180 days to complete the work upon approval.


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