Tag: Placemaking

What’s Up Downtown: Placemaking and art create community (Voices)

Alex Stettinski is executive director for the Downtown Reno Partnership.

In the last couple of weeks, the Locomotion Plaza in Downtown Reno has been the talk of the town. It is the art and landscaping that changed the unsightly ReTRAC lid into a vibrant plaza. But it’s more than that — Locomotion Plaza is a true community project, with the Downtown Reno Partnership and the City of Reno at the helm.

It took almost two years to get the project realized. Over 250 volunteers donated their time and sweat

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