What's Up Down in the Basement

What’s Up Down in The Basement

The Basement is the underground marketplace at 50 South Virginia Street and it’s the must-stop destination in downtown Reno. Seriously, you have to see the space to believe how the basement of the historic 1933 U.S. Post Office building was transformed into a gorgeous space filled with local retailers offering everything from home decor and jewelry to coffee and cocktails.

Experience a unique shopping experience at The Basement in downtown Reno

Nordik Designs

This is your go-to for anything from kitchen accessories to special gifts and even the cutest tchotchkes for around the home. Whether you are looking for a unique souvenir to bring back to a loved one or accents for your own home, Nordik Designs has a great selection of sustainably-crafted home goods.

Micah Blank Jewelry

Micah Blank Jewelry offers high-end jewelry of the utmost quality. The jewelry is designed and crafted in Reno and made of recycled metals, ethically-sourced stones and post-consumer diamonds. This is your one-stop-shop for beautiful locally-made jewelry.

Beautiful Bearded Man – Barbershop and Nail Lounge

You are sure to leave feeling your best when you visit Beautiful Bearded Man. Their barbershop specializes in traditional techniques for quality hair cuts and shaves. Men and women can schedule a manicure or pedicure at the Nail Lounge. With several treatments to choose from, you can opt for something simple or a truly pampering experience.

Vida Coffee

Find a delicious selection of specialty coffee drinks, pastries and more at Vida Coffee. The inviting atmosphere is the perfect spot to enjoy a cup of coffee or grab a cup to go and continue exploring the space.

Seven Troughs Speakeasy

At Seven Troughs Speakeasy, locally sourced ingredients meet mid-19th-century fermentation and distillation processes to concoct high-quality spirits. You can enjoy a wide variety of cocktails made with Seven Troughs Distillery’s craft moonshine, rum, vodka, gin and whiskey alongside upscale American bar food. This speakeasy also provides tasting tours so you can try out all of their amazing creations.


Make your way to Escape for a multisensory fitness experience. They offer an eccentric way to stay active through empowering and strengthening boxing and cycling classes set in a dimly lit studio. After being wowed by the sleek décor and mesmerizing lighting, you’ll sweat to heart-pounding music and leave all your problems behind.

West Elm

Located right above the Basement, West Elm is in the historic 1933 U.S. Post Office space. Expect to see modern furniture and home décor in addition to a great product selection from local artisans. Reno Tahoe’s theme of contrast between North America’s largest alpine lake and the Biggest Little City in the World is reflected in this space, with West Elm’s contemporary pieces complementing the preserved vintage elements of the building, including the large skylight, mailboxes and original post office vaults.

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