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Reno, Nevada: Carpeteria Genie

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Address:
8150 S. Virginia St., Reno, NV
Directions:
South edge of the city. US 395/North-South Freeway exit 61. Drive north two blocks on Virginia St. On the right.
Phone:
775-851-4131
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Carpeteria Genie

A colorfully-clad genie holds aloft his rolled-up 2-D magic carpet.

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Carpeteria Genie chain.

Carpeteria Genie sign

This is a store on South Virginia Street in Reno, NV; The "Carpeteria" (gotta love the name). It's a giant genie, possibly shopping around for a new magic carpet...

[Peggy Clydesdale, 02/18/2005]

Part of a chain. The earlier stores in California sometimes featured larger, more complete genie statues -- with faces on either side. A decommissioned pair were recently shipped to the American Sign Museum in Cincinnati, Ohio.


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