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  • Change Accomplished

    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!
  • Changing Places

      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,…

  • Change, Rolling Around Town

    In old neighborhoods, we use the past to imagine a future. It's not quite the same when material history rolls around town.  Here's a strong old house--once a paragon of stability.  Is it about to be wheeled off?  Or has it just been wheeled in?  Is it coming?  Or going?     It looks lonely.…