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    • Embassy Suites

    • 2002
    • Just past the northern entrance to the Embassy Suites Hotel, at 100 Capitol Avenue, is Masatoyo Kishi’s 200,000 dollar masterwork, “Sharing.” Pictured in June 2002, the centerpiece work features eight women, each nine-feet-tall and sculpted in...
    • 2267a
    • K Street Mall Fountain

    • 1970
    • This circa 1970 photograph shows the recently-redeveloped K Street Mall with a close-up of one of its signature water features. Designed in 1969 by four different Bay Area landscape architects, the 2.1 million dollar project called for six-blocks...
    • 984
    • Fountain on the K Street Mall

    • 1980
    • A large sculptural fountain sits in the center of the intersection of Eleventh and K Streets. In an effort to prevent the migration of retail outlets to suburban shopping centers, Sacramento turned K Street into a pedestrian mall in 1969. Having...
    • 2011
    • The Review, 1935

    • 1935-01-01
    • 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...
    • K Street, 916-930

    • 1975
    • This 1975 photograph shows - looking west - a sunny, active K Street Mall at Eleventh Street. The marquee of the Crest Theater looms large in the middle of the frame while in the right foreground is Ransohoff's, a department store located at 1031...
    • 1841
    • The Review, 1926

    • 1926-01-01
    • 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...
    • Sacramento Filtration Plant

    • 1927
    • This circa 1927 photograph shows the Sacramento water purification and filtration station's sedimentation basin. By late 1926, the plant was pumping some 823 million gallons of water into the city's mains, accounting for a per capita daily usage...
    • 1554
    • K Street Mall at Eleventh Street

    • 1975
    • Taken in circa 1975 from the Weinstock, Lubin and Company department store, at 1120 K Street, is the intersection of Eleventh and K Streets and various water and concrete features that were placed there in 1969 under the enthusiastic support of...
    • 1261
    • View from the Capitol Dome - Sacramento

    • This postcard boasts a photograph as taken from the California State Capitol building's dome, looking west. In the immediate foreground, and completed in 1928, are buildings of the Capitol Extention, to the right the Library and Courts Building,...
    • BBSAC241
    • Fountain Square Nursery

    • 1977
    • Shown at 7115 Greenback Lane, in 1977, is the Fountain Square Nursery. Founded in 1977, the semi-enclosed property specialized in roses, offering over 350 varieties for sale. In addition to arbored pathways and cascading fountains, the...
    • BBSAC601
    • 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
    • Sacramento, Downtown - Tom Myers

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard captures three evening images, all near the intersections of Eleventh through Thirteenth and K streets. The Esquire Theater, built in 1940, became an Imax venue in 1999; Regional Transit's lightrail service began serving K...
    • BBSAC408
    • Greenback Notes, 1925

    • 1925-01-01
    • San Juan Union High School is located at 7551 Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights, California. Founded in 1913, it stands as Sacramento County’s second oldest high school behind that of Sacramento High School, established in 1856. The school’s...
    • California Almond Growers Exchange, Almond Plaza

    • The California Almond Growers Exchange (CAGE) was founded in the May of 1910. In 1914, to help boost sales of shelled almonds, an almond shelling plant was built at 18th and C streets along a railroad spur. (Source: “Images of America,...
    • BBSAC022
    • Del Pasado, 1938

    • 1938-01-01
    • The first local high school built north of the American River was a first in many ways, the result of a need for a school district to educate the far-flung school-age children in the area combined with the practical need for a civic center to bring...
    • Sacramento Filtration Plant

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows the fountain in front of the Sacramento Filtration Plant. Built in 1923/24 under the design of Henry D. Dewell, the structure was the first water filtration complex west of the Rocky Mountains. Its design called...
    • 974
    • Embassy Suites

    • 2002
    • This 2002 photograph reveals the atrium of the Embassy Suites Hotel at 100 Capitol Mall. The 242-room hotel was opened in April 2002 under the direction of owner John Kehriotis. Interior of the structure was adorned with 700,000 dollars in public...
    • 2267b
    • Public Art Sculpture at Wells Fargo Building

    • 1970
    • Taken in 1970, this photograph shows an unnamed sculpture and fountain done by Norman Grag. Located at the main branch of the Wells Fargo Bank at 500 Capitol Mall, the fountain was an example of the city's requirement that, in any building...
    • 462


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