Read what happened in last Wednesday's city council meeting, and which option they prefer for the reconfiuration of Virginia Street through MidTown.Read More
Tags: downtown Reno
Coming up at the July 29th City Council and Redevelopment Agency Board meeting, Siegel Group will present the long-awaited plans for West Street, with a possible sale or lease as the preferred outcome.Read More
Here in Reno, we often don't look toward our neighbors in the South for great redevelopment ideas...not that Vegas is a bad influence, it's just, that city is headed in a different direction than Reno.
But here's one project out of Las Vegas that I hope Reno emulates. Check it out, and attend Las Vegas Parklett Friday at noon at Nevada Museum of Art.
Speaking of construction permits for former hotel/casinos, Siegel Group has pulled a demo permit for interior walls, flooring and ceiling. Not sure what they have planned but it shounds like it might be more than just kitchenettes.Read More
L & H Concrete and Metcalf Builders pour the Courtyard Marriott foundation at night on 2nd Street in downtown Reno.Read More
Historic Resources Commission meeting:
1. YESCO lighting is working on a 'modified' version of the rooftop El Cortez sign that will read 'Siegel's El Cortez' and be green, according to renderings presented.
2. Retail street-level signage will be similar to the old historic retail signs. Retail tenants at the El Cortez weren't fond of the font proposed, and the HRC proposed several fonts that would work better, and Siegel Group is supposed to make some modifications.
3. Graffiti will be removed from Stewart Park rock wall, how is not yet to be determined.Read More