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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...
    • 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 Interior

    • 1930
    • An interior photograph of the Alhambra Theater, located at 1101 Alhambra Boulevard, with a view across the seats.
    • 788
    • Alhambra Theater Staircase

    • 1930
    • A circa 1930 photograph reveals a filigreed staircase in the Alhambra Theater, located at 1101 Alhambra Boulevard.
    • 757
    • 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
    • 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 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
    • 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...
    • 461
    • 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...
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    • F. Lagomarsino and Sons Nursery

    • 1948
    • Pictured on the evening of December 11, 1948, are the store, nursery and greenhouse of F. Lagomarsino and Sons at 1213 Alhambra Boulevard. The business was founded in 1870 by Felice Lagomarsino, along Riverside Boulevard. It was here that...
    • 452
    • 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
    • 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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    • 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
    • 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
    • Helvetia Park

    • 1930
    • A crowd gathers in front of Helvetia Park's clubhouse in this May 11, 1930, photograph. Plans to establish the park were set upon in the spring of 1920. Its layout and amenities were completed for a cost of 3,000 dollars by the San Francisco firm...
    • 772b
    • Helvetia Park

    • 1932
    • Pictured is a July 17, 1932, public gathering at the picnic grounds of East Sacramento's Helvetia Park. Prior to the Park's existence - 1920 to 1953 - it served as the burial ground for Sutter's Fort in the 1840s and 50s. The first person interred...
    • 773
    • The Review, 1937

    • 1937-01-01
    • 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...
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    • Pioneer Congregational Church

    • 1933
    • In this circa 1933 photograph, the neo-Gothic-style Pioneer Congregational Church rests at its 2700 L Street address. With an L Street frontage of 120 feet and a Twenty-Seventh street run of 102 feet, the church was built in 1926/27 by the...
    • 510

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