Category / Current affairs / Gentrification / Reno / Uncategorized / UNR
History rolled into the neighborhood this weekend. I wish the Garat/Humphrey House had stayed in its general original location and been part of a historical gateway to UNR. But if that was not to be permitted, at least the lovely building was given a new home and not demolished. Welcome to the neighborhood!
Good-bye to this craftsman style, Chinese influenced, UNR gateway area house, neatly set up to move to another neighborhood, Reno’s Old Southwest. The university is putting a massive new Business Building in the house’s place. Porthole windows and Chinese detail grace the building. But a piece is missing! In pieces,…
Neither did I. And there lies a tale. Reeling from the Kavanaugh controversy, and after a packed day teaching and talking to students, I drove up the hill to Archie's, a bright, friendly sports bar near the university where the burgers are good, the staff friendly and accommodating, and the view of the…