2009 Wells Ave. Clean Up Volunteers
Photo by Gene Russel
Tomorrow June 11 at 3:00 pm there will be a Historical Resources Commission meeting at city hall to discuss the removal of paint from Stewart Park wall as well as a discussion on ideas for ongoing maintenance and preservation of this important historic park and wall that are the pride of our neighborhood. I hope you can attend. The agenda appears below. The meeting is in the conference room on the 2nd floor.
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Meeting Info and Neighborhood News
Check out this great article on RGJ about our neighborhood efforts! Click here to read.
At our June WOW meeting we discussed the loss of our fearless East of Wells leader Christoph Micklon. Members of WOW, in partnership with the City, will discuss planting a memorial tree in Christoph's honor. At our July meeting we will discuss the tree planting as well as the new City of Reno Graffiti Task Force. The Task Force will be made up of members from throughout the City, including a few from our neighborhood, and will address ways we can better combat graffiti in the City. See you at the meeting - 6pm Tuesday July 9th!
KTVN News 2 highlights Midtown and all the new businesses popping up in this area which is a quick 2-block walk from West of Wells. MidTown Wine Bar, Midtown Eats, Creme, and two more restaurants on the way plus the Carter Bros. massive Thoma Street project is putting Midtown on the revitalization map!
The Wells Avenue area has a great history that dates back to before the turn of the century. Most of the residents who built the original homes were from the working class, unlike other areas in Reno which tended to attract more affluent citizens. The V and T Railroad ran along Holcomb Avenue until 1950, cutting the neighborhood off from the rest of the city.... By Barrie Schuster
50 new street trees are coming to the West of Wells neighborhood on April 24, 2010! The second annual Roots for Wells tree planting campaign is focusing on our neighborhood this spring. The Ward 3 Neighborhood Advisory Board and the City of Reno Parks department donated...