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Aug
10
2015

Special Events Committee Meeting agenda for August 11 at 11 AM, reveal applications for two parklets, one for Midtown in front of Craft, and one for Roff Way downtown, adjacent to Arlington Towers. Check it out!

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Aug
6
2015

Check out what some private businesses plan to do, partnering with RTC and possibly building a streetcar system for downtown and midtown in 2017.

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Aug
4
2015

Read what happened in last Wednesday's city council meeting, and which option they prefer for the reconfiuration of Virginia Street through MidTown.

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Jul
23
2015

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.

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Jul
15
2015

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.

 

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Jul
2
2015

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.

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Jun
17
2015

A company called Urbanito LLC, of whom Pamela Haberman is listed as an officer of Haberae fame, just snatched up 400/490 Mill Street, the run-down commercial buildings with a lot of potential and a suite of old homes, from Ryder Homes.

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Jun
12
2015

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.

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Jun
10
2015

Feast Restaurant, which will be located at 516 South Virginia, at the terminus of California Avenue in the historic building that once housed Jack Bacon and Co, now has a chef.

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May
27
2015

Reno Street Car Coalition launches web site, makes themselves known.

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