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    • Country Club Centre

    • 1952
    • This 1952 photograph shows several storefronts of the Country Club Centre. Anchor stores for the development include, to the left of the frame, a Lucky store, covering some 15,350 square feet of selling space, and, to the far right, the 23,000...
    • 1337
    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • A car show occupies the massive parking lot of Country Club Centre in this 1958 photograph. The development, designed by San Francisco-based architect William B. David, covered a lot of 13-acres and was considered to be Sacramento's first regional...
    • 1335
    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • Looking east, this 1958 photograph provides a view of Country Club Centre. The spot offered a three gala opening for August 21, 22 and 23, 1952, which included free lucky hats and pony rides for children and free Coca Cola and Dr. Pepper. ...
    • 1360
    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • This 1958 photograph provides a view of Country Club Centre at Watt Avenue and El Camino Boulevard. Opening in August 1952 by way of the theater designs of Joseph Blumenfeld, it soon occurred to him that the northern county's burgeoning population...
    • 1338
    • Second Street:  1219; Capitol Avenue:  201 through 206

    • 1960
    • The east side of Second Street, between L Street and Capitol Avenue, is shown in this 1960 photograph. Businesses in view include the La Simpatia Restaurant at 1219 Second Street, Al's Flying A Gas Station at 201 Capitol Avenue, and, on the other...
    • 1522
    • Sacramento from the Air Looking Down Capitol Avenue

    • 1996
    • In the years following World War II, Capitol Avenue was the focus of redevelopment efforts. When visitors entered the city from the west via the M Street Bridge, they had to drive through the middle of the west-end slums that lined both sides of...
    • BBSAC044
    • Sacramento Skyline with State Capitol, Sacramento, CA

    • 1980
    • In the years following World War II, Capitol Avenue was the focus of redevelopment efforts. When visitors entered the city from the west via the M Street Bridge, they had to drive through the middle of the west-end slums that lined both sides of...
    • BBSAC042
    • Arcade Library from Marconi Avenue

    • 1976
    • The unique style concept of the Sacramento County Library’s Arcade branch is visibile from the Marconi Avenue in this 1976 photograph. The jet traffic from McClellan Air Force Base as well as vehicular traffic from Marconi and Fulton Avenues were...
    • PH-SPL-ARC-2-27
    • Nugget, 1938

    • 1938-01-01
    • C.K. McClatchy Senior High School is located at 3066 Freeport Boulevard in Sacramento, California. Named after “Sacramento Bee” newspaper editor and owner Charles Kenny McClatchy, the school was built in 1937 by way of Public Works...
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    • Golden West Motors Company Christening

    • 1914
    • Just beyond the eastern banks of the Sacramento River, a happy group gathers at the opening of Golden West Motors Company. Located at Seventh Avenue and Riverside Boulevard, the business officially opened on July 1, 1914, when Miss Phenette Miller...
    • 1823b
    • Bridle Trail at William Land Park with Residences in Background

    • 1930
    • Four women ride horses, two abreast, at William Land Park in this circa 1930 photograph. In the background and to the north are several residences; the brick structure in the middle of the photograph is 1901 Thirteenth Avenue while the Tudor-style...
    • 765b
    • St. Mary's Cemetery

    • 1932
    • Taken on March 28, 1932, this photograph shows the Mausoleum of the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery at 6700 Twenty-First Avenue. The 80,000 dollar structure was built in 1929/30 in the shape of a cross and represented a culmination of the efforts of...
    • 702
    • Signage at Arden Branch

    • 1971
    • This 1971 photograph captures the sign of the Arden Branch of the Sacramento County Library, located at 891 Watt Avenue. The facility opened in late 1971 with librarian Lynn Loomis serving as its first branch manager. In the background is the...
    • PH-SPL-ARD-1-3
    • Sixteenth Street Public Bean and Grain Cleaner and Warehouse

    • 1931
    • This August 26, 1931, photograph reveals the east side of the Sixteenth Street Public Bean and Grain Cleaner and Warehouse, located at 1501 Spear Avenue. By the 1950s, the building had become part of the California Packing Company's industrial...
    • 25
    • Sacramento Public Library; Oak Park Branch

    • 1931
    • This 1931 photograph shows the Sacramento Public Library's Oak Park Branch, one of 42 branches operating throughout the city. The building's site - Thirty-Fifth Street and Fifth Avenue - was approved for construction in January of 1929. 75,000...
    • 863
    • 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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    • Capitol Inn and Capitol Sky Park

    • 1950
    • Taken in 1950, this photograph provides an aerial view of the Capitol Inn at 1130 West Capitol Avenue in West Sacramento, California. The hotel was designed to look like the California State Capitol building. The Hotel El Rancho sat just across...
    • 866
    • Stop 'N' Shop

    • 1950
    • The Stop-N-Shop market at 2851 Fulton Avenue is the subject of this 1950 photograph. The Stop-N-Shop name was a familiar one to Sacramentans, the chain having opened its first location in 1928 at Twenty-Eighth Street and Broadway. The store was...
    • 707
    • Stop 'N' Shop

    • 1950
    • This 1950 photograph shows the eighth store in the Stop-N-Shop supermarket chain. Located at 2851 Fulton Avenue, the 150,000 dollar store opened on November 16, 1950. Its three grand opening days included free bags of groceries, refreshments,...
    • 708
    • Cardinal Grocery Store at Town and Country Village

    • 1959
    • Pictured in 1959 at its 2700 Marconi Avenue address is a Cardinal grocery store. Several period automobiles are parked in the foreground. The two-story market was part of the retro-styled Town and Country Village shopping center, built in 1949 by...
    • 400

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