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Two new sculptures coming to West Fourth Street

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Tara Mechani by Dana Albany, a female figure made out of 80 percent recycled, mixed-metals
Tara Mechani by Dana Albany, a female figure made out of 80 percent recycled, mixed-metals.

Jacobs Entertainment today released renderings of two new sculptures coming to Reno’s Neon Line — a half-mile long area on west Fourth Street that features neon signs and public art.

“A strong focus on Reno’s history and spirit is the cornerstone to a successful urban revitalization effort,” CEO Jeff Jacobs said. “We expect to redefine the region by providing a space that residents and visitors alike can explore and celebrate.”

The new pieces are:

  • Tara Mechani by Dana Albany, a female figure made out of 80 percent recycled, mixed-metals
  • Polar Bear by Don Kennell and Lisa Adler, a 35-foot polar bear composed of scrap car hoods

The new sculptures are added to the four that have been installed earlier this year. The “Neon Line” district, according to the company, is a $1 billion project from West Street to Keystone Avenue.

SOURCE: Jacobs Entertainment / The Abbi Agency

Polar Bear by Don Kennell and Lisa Adler, a 35-foot polar bear composed of scrap car hoods.
Polar Bear by Don Kennell and Lisa Adler, a 35-foot polar bear composed of scrap car hoods.

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Meghan Sugrue October 21, 2019 - 9:07 am

Actually we need both mental health facilities and most important affordable housing ad the rents are out of control making it unaffordable for lower income people to afford renting.

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Mary Kspner October 18, 2019 - 12:01 pm

Reno’s priorities are all wrong. We need mental health facilities not sculptures!

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