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    • Downtown Plaza, Sacramento, CA

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard shows the Downtown Plaza Mall, located on K Street, between Seventh and Third streets. The tapestry of stores was born out of the Downtown Plaza Associates, a group of local investors and the Hahn Group who - in concert...
    • BBSAC826
    • North Side of Seventh Street, Looking Toward J Street

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    • Captured sometime in mid 1970s from the vantage point of Seventh Street, between I and J Streets, is the Security National Bank at 631 J Street and the Crocker Citizens National Bank at 700 J Street. In the middle of the frame, with its red brick...
    • 1619b
    • K Street, Sacramento - Colorpicture Publishers, Inc.

    • 1960
    • This color snapshot of K Street near 7th was part of the Fritz Vibe Post Card Service of Sacramento and bears the following description: “One of the many bustling downtown business streets in this modern and fast-growing capital city of the ‘Golden...
    • BBSAC367
    • "Indo Arch" - Downtown Sacramento

    • 1979
    • This vibrant postcard captures the “Indo Arch”, a forty foot structure inspired by the form of Islamic arches and executed by artist Gerald Walburg. The arch was formed from controlled-erosion corten steel, designed to age and oxidize over time. ...
    • BBSAC947
    • State Capitol on a Clear Day, Sacramento, CA

    • 1996
    • A Sacramento skyline sprouted in the 1980’s and 1990’s. Along with a host of new state government buildings, city developers helped to build new office spaces for a growing downtown workforce as well as for cultural needs. The Renaissance Tower,...
    • BBSAC043
    • Christmas Parade on K Street

    • 1940
    • This November 1940 photograph shows Sacramento’s annual Christmas Parade as, led by Santa Claus, it proceeds east on K Street between Sixth and Seventh. Sponsored by the “Sacramento Bee,” the Sacramento Retail Merchants’ Association and the...
    • 60
    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1932
    • 1932 aerial views of downtown Sacramento with the Southern Pacific Steamer Terminal in the foreground. Two paddle-wheel boats are tied up to that terminal and two more, including a passenger vessel, are docked at a terminal just south of the...
    • 1189
    • Parade down K Street near Sixth

    • 1924
    • This circa 1924 parade along K Street at Ninth is fcaptured in this photograph featuring a marching band followed by a drill team, all of whom are dressed in military uniform. Led by a line of men in civilian clothes and a color guard flying...
    • 1081d
    • K Street

    • 1975
    • A circa 1975 view of K Street downtown.
    • 1663
    • Kneeland's Apparel Shop

    • 1949
    • Shown in 1949 is a photograph of the Kneeland's Apparel Shop, located at 918 Ninth Street, just west of Sacramento's Plaza Park. Minnie and Frank Kneeland Geisser were the proprietors of the business which had been located on K Street. Following...
    • 429
    • Hotel Sacramento Building, K Street at Eleventh

    • 1938
    • The elegant Hotel Sacramento is captured in this March 28, 1938, photograph. In 1907, a 50 year, 10 month lease was signed by hotel management. The deal expired in 1957 and, with it, the lifespan of one of Sacramento's most prominent downtown...
    • 512
    • Hunter's Drugs

    • 1970
    • Photograph circa 1970 of Hunter's Drugs at 912 Second Street. Located near the end of downtown Sacramento at Second Street and I Street, this property housed hotels during the first part of the 1900's. In the 1950s and early 1960s employment...
    • 1565
    • Downtown Sacramento

    • 1955
    • Taken from the dome of the State Capitol Building, this shot focusing on the intersection of 11th and L Streets captures the business district of downtown Sacramento north of Capitol Park. The Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament is in the center...
    • BBSAC970
    • Gibson Bus Lines Depot

    • 1952
    • Pictured in 1952 is the front of the Gibson Bus Lines depot at 1117 I Street. Four buses can be seen at the terminal, one bound for Chico and another for San Francisco. Built in 1944, the 33, 000 square foot structure operated as a bus depot until...
    • 133
    • Grand Electric Carnival from Tenth and K Streets

    • 1895
    • This 1895 photograph shows an illuminated downtown Sacramento during the Grand Electric Carnival. Strings of lights and a glowing golden bear dangle over the street, enlightening street car tracks, American flags and several businesses. Taken...
    • 2383a
    • Holiday Inn, Downtown Sacramento - Mike Roberts

    • 1960
    • The Holiday Inn was a popular chain of reasonably-priced motels readily found in most of California’s larger towns and cities when this postcard from the location at 1220 Sixteenth Street was available in the early 1960s. The site of many...
    • BBSAC458
    • Parade down K Street near Sixth

    • 1924
    • This circa 1924 parade along K Street at Ninth is pictured in this photograph. A uniformed marching band is followed by men in street clothes wearing uniform caps and joined by an occasional child. A large crowd of spectators lines the street and...
    • 1081a
    • Parade down K Street near Sixth

    • 1924
    • K Street at Ninth circa 1924 is the site of this photograph featuring a marching band with their instruments at ease followed by a drill team, all of them dressed in military uniform. A large crowd of spectators lines the street, some sitting on...
    • 1081b

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