A Rich Retail History

In 1923, Anthony Casazza purchased 140 acres of ranchland between what is now Plumb Lane and Vassar Street. Forty years later, the Casazza family transitioned from ranching to retail, opening a $2.4 million shopping complex on the property known as Shoppers Square. Business started at a humble pace – the first tenant was a drugstore, then came a grocery store, followed by 15 shops.

For more than 50 years, Shoppers Square served as a trusted and convenient retail and cultural center for thousands of Reno families – a place where on any given day visitors might catch a glimpse of a polling station or Santa Claus while picking up groceries or perusing a shop.

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Casazza Family
Purchases Property
South Of Downtown Reno

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Ahead Of Its Time,
Shoppers Square
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RPM Is Announced,
Built On A Tradition
of Retail In Reno

Month: July 2021

A Topping-Out Ceremony to Top Off the Summer for Reno Public Market Food Hall

July 21, 2021

When you hit a milestone in a project, the natural inclination is to celebrate. And what better way to celebrate a construction milestone than a traditional construction topping-out ceremony. At the heart of Reno Public Market is the Reno Public Market Food Hall, a community gathering space focusing entirely on locally-sourced and created foods, with […]

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Reno Public Market’s Newest Tenant: Wandering Wyld

July 6, 2021

Wandering Wyld’s artist and small business market—Wyld Market—is coming to Reno Public Market in a 3,000-square-foot retail space. The store will feature a curated selection of works from local artists and small businesses who don’t have their own brick-and-mortar storefront. “Arts and culture really are the heart and soul of Reno-Tahoe,” said Doug Wiele, president […]

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