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    • Entry to the Alhambra Theater

    • 1947
    • The façade of the legendary Alhambra Theater at 1100 Alhambra Boulevard is captured in this 1947 photograph. The venue was designed to emulate the grandeur of Islam’s Alhambra, located in Granada, Spain. The movie house was accented with a garden...
    • 2280
    • Alhambra Theater Interior

    • 1930
    • Taken in 1930, this photograph reveals the interior of the Alhambra Theater, located at 1101 Alhambra Boulevard. The view is from the back of the theater looking down the center aisle at the stage. The theater opened in 1927 and was demolished in...
    • 758
    • Alhambra Theater Staircase

    • 1930
    • A circa 1930 photograph reveals a filigreed staircase in the Alhambra Theater, located at 1101 Alhambra Boulevard.
    • 757
    • Alhambra Theater Interior

    • 1930
    • An interior photograph of the Alhambra Theater, located at 1101 Alhambra Boulevard, with a view across the seats.
    • 788
    • Johnson-Harris Service Station

    • 1952
    • Photograph, taken in 1952, of the Johnson-Harris Service Station (800 Alhambra) and Patterson Parts (810 Alhambra). In the 1955 Sacramento City Directory, Lester A. Johnson and Orville D. Harris are listed as proprietors of the service station.
    • 448
    • Alhambra Boulevard at G Street

    • 1936
    • This 1936 photograph shows the southwest corner of Alhambra and G Street and the Wilniwa Apartments, located at 3024 G Street. Built in 1921, the eight-unit structure was named by its builder, Mr. Amos W. Norris, who took the first few letters...
    • 1088
    • Alhambra Italian Restaurant and Cafe

    • 1940
    • This circa 1940 postcard shows the Alhambra Italian Restaurant and Cafe, located at 1014 Alhambra Bouelvard. Operating from 1936 to 1957, the business was opened by Arturo Puccinelli an Italian who immigrated to the United States in 1911. The...
    • BBSAC636
    • Parks Brothers Service Station

    • 1930
    • Taken 1930, the corner of Alhambra and H Streets with the Parks Brothers Service Station (3031 H Street) is in view with cars parked nearby. The low building at the right is 720 Alhambra A.C. Davis, Barber 722 F.M. Pyle, Cleaner 724 J.R. Shaw,...
    • 1897
    • Alhambra Hospital

    • 1929
    • Here is a front view of the Alhambra Hospital at 3014 M Street, on June 27, 1929. It was one of eleven hospitals serving Sacramento at the time. In an advertisement from the 1935 Sacramento City Directory, the hospital claimed "rates from $3 up"...
    • 563
    • The Review, 1932

    • 1932-01-01
    • Sacramento High School is located at 2315 Thirty-Fourth Street in Sacramento, California. Founded just one week after San Francisco’s Lowell High School opened its doors in mid-August 1856, “Sac High” has matured into the second oldest high school...
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    • The Home Designer

    • June 1925
    • Shown above is a Sacramento-focused issue of The Home Designer. Established by architect Walter W. Dixon (1884-1953) and German-born builder R.C. Hillen (1883-1955) in June 1921, the Oakland-based, monthly publication sought to increase the...
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    • Union Oil Service Station

    • 1935
    • This March 16, 1935, photograph shows a Union Oil Service Station at the corner of Alhambra and J Streets. Union Oil’s presence in Sacramento goes back to 1906 with its decision to install production facilities at Front and Y Streets. Operated by...
    • 461
    • Clunie Memorial Clubhouse Swimming Pool

    • 1937
    • This June 19, 1937, photograph shows the Clunie Memorial Swimming Pool at McKinley Park, located at Alhambra and F Streets. The pool, clubhouse and recreational facilities were designed by Sacramento-based architect Harry Devine, in association...
    • 1629
    • Sacramento Conservatory

    • 1932
    • Shown is a June 1932 program for a performance by the students of the Sacramento Conservatory, led by instructor Gladys Day. Pictured are several young women, posing before a portion of the Alhambra Theater, located at 1101 Alhambra Boulevard.
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    • Channel Pie Shop

    • 1936
    • Resting on the northeast corner of Alhambra Boulevard and Casita Way on September 26, 1936, is the brick-clad Channel Pie Shop. The design brainchild of Sacramento architect Harry Devine, the 75 by 112 foot bakery was built in 1934 for 13,000...
    • 405
    • Sacrafornian, 1929

    • 1929-01-01
    • Founded in 1876 by the Brothers of the Christian Schools at the southwest corner of Twelfth and K Streets, Christian Brothers School has held subsequent locations at Twenty-First and Broadway, and 4315 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard. After a...
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    • The Visitor

    • July 1892
    • David Lubin and his half-brother Harris Weinstock expanded their original store into the largest mail-order business on the West Coast by 1875, and that store became an emporium. Incorporated in 1888 with plans of building more stores, the...
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    • J Street Bond Drive Parade

    • 1943
    • This circa 1943 photograph captures a World War II bond drive parade, making its way east, along J Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Streets. One truck advertises for John Berlin's motion picture "This is the Army," premiering at the Fox Senator...
    • 1961

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