Forever in neon?
Will DOWNTOWN Reno's retro gems remain intact through the impending growth? We romantics sure hope so.
"The old, cool Reno is slowly going to disappear," said John Molezzo. He's a photographer who still sees the romance in the oddball architecture and retro neon signage of downtown's aging motels. He chronicles it in photos and collages that are as melancholy as they are lavish.
Last week when I read Mike Higdon's article in the RGJ, Big changes coming to Center Street, on two downtown developments about to kick off, I imagined how different downtown is likely to look in a decade or so, I wondered what Molezzo might be thinking about the impending changes.
Here's what he said:
Visit Molezzo's web site for more photos of Reno.