The downtown Reno post office was designed by Frederick DeLongchamps in 1932 and opened in 1934.
In a particularly cold winter Donner Lake might freeze, unlike Lake Tahoe, its much deeper neighbor to the south.
On the Mt. Rose highway, from Reno to Incline Village, the Lake Tahoe overlook provides a panoramic view of this alpine jewel.
Morrill Hall was the first building constructed on the University of Nevada, Reno campus after the University relocated from Elko to Reno in 1885.
The historic Lil’ Waldorf has been in Reno since 1922. It lies across the street from the University of Nevada, Reno and proudly displays Wolf Pack Spirit. From the UNLV rebels hanging from the ceiling to pictures old and new of UNR athletes, the Lil’ Waldorf has amazing decor.
The National Automobile Museum (The Harrah Collection) has more than 200 cars with authentic street scenes and sounds.
The Central Pacific Railroad reached Reno in the spring of 1868. The town’s first railroad station was build the next year.
Ron Bommarito took over the Genoa Antique Shop in 1969. He focuses on all types of historic objects, but is mainly interested in collecting things that represent the history of the West.
Built in 1877, the building was sold to Myron Lake in 1879. His toll bridge, the first commercial crossing of the Truckee, provided a name, “Lake’s Crossing,” for the settlement that was to become Reno.
Done in cooperation with Reno Now and Then book authors Neal Cobb and Jerry Fenwick, this 2008 project used historic photographs and their modern counterparts to create animated morphs of the changes in the Reno area.
Photographs by Students at the Reynolds School of Journalism
Virtual-reality environments created by students from the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno. The classes working on these projects are JOUR 313 (Photojournalism), and JOUR 451-651 (Interactive Media).