Downtown Reno, Midtown, and beyond

Welcome! Downtownmakeover covers urban life, development and redevelopment for the past 18 years in the neighborhoods of —Downtown Reno, Midtown, Wells Avenue their sub-districts. This includes major studies that require public input, residential projects, commercial projects, urban life, theories and ideas, and my favorite spots. This site is an 18-year history book on central Reno's transformation from gaming mecca to urban neighborhood, and we're nowhere near done adding chapters, so explore!


Browse all news posts, dating back to 2005 - Click here


Check out the list of current projects either proposed or being built - Click here to browse Projects


Check out some of the residential projects downtown - Click here to explore


Noun. of, in, or characteristic of the central area or main business and commercial area of a town or city. An urban core."