What To Visit In Reno

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As most tourists do, visiting a new place is certainly isn’t complete without knowing its historic place. If you are planning a group tour to Reno, the Amador Stage Lines has an available Reno bus rental service, either on a luxury bus or motor coach. A bus rental in Reno, Nevada is available from a group of 15 to 56 individuals on a single vehicle or for a larger group of over a hundred to a thousand individuals, the company could make available several vehicles for the group.

One of the most interesting places to visit in Reno is the historic Riverside Hotel. It is as old as the City of Reno itself. The place was originally owned by C.W. Fuller, an operator of log shelter that provide lodging to those gold-seekers who pass along in Reno going to the gold rush to Washoe. Mr. Myron Lake bought the property and operates the hotel business under the name Lake’s House from 1861 to 1880s. Later, his daughter and son-in-law renamed the place as Riverside. When Harry Gosse acquired the property, he converted the small wooden framed building into an elegant brick hotel. He retained the name Riverside, but it was destroyed by a fire.

The Reno’s most influential man, George Wingfield bought the property and built in a new Riverside Hotel. It was a six story high building designed by architect Frederic De Longchamps in 1927 and the tallest building in Reno at that time. The passage of the divorce law in 1931, the Riverside Hotel has become the famous place and acquired an international reputation as the lodging place of people seeking a divorce in Reno. It is too popular that many authors mentioned the place in their novel. Filmmakers that feature divorce scene in Reno always shoot those scenes in Riverside Hotel.

Today, the building has been rehabilitated, preserved and converted into a living-studio for artists. It was funded by the Nevada State Historic Preservation Office and by the Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentive Program.

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