Historic spot for Sammy Davis Jr., Nat King Cole, Eddie Anderson, Pearl Bailey, Frank Sinatra, Katherine Dunham
Present day center for discussion of race and culture
Why are we doing this?
People are seeking the truth about ways to eradicate racism.
We offer a safe space for dialogue on a one on one basis or in small groups
We partner with UPF and WFWP to hold conferences and workshops on critical challenges facing our community.
Why are we here?
Located at 1001 F Street segregated Historic Westside neighborhood
Largest concentration of slave descendants in Nevada
One of the last remaining historic boarding houses
Why are we needed?
To restore good race relations, especially in today’s racial climate
To showcase green technology
To be a catalyst for neighborhood improvement
How are we going to do this?
1. rESTORE THE HISTORIC HOUSE
2. WORK THROUGH FORM BASED CODES TO GAIN MIXED USE ZONING
3. eSTABLISH EXHIBITS, CREATE LIBRARY
4. dEVELOP A POOL OF KNOWLEDGEABLE GUIDES
What will be the impact on the community?
An intimate community gathering space
Create 25 new jobs
Supports African American Historical Society
A visitor’s information center
Investment Tax Credits
F Street underpass history