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    • Country Club Centre

    • 1952
    • This 1952 photograph reveals the parking lot of the Country Club Centre. In the distance is a notably uncluttered intersection of El Camino and Watt avenues. Opening in late-summer 1952 with over 100,000 residents in a five-mile radius, the...
    • 1687
    • J Street, 607-629

    • 1961
    • Numerous automobiles from the 1950s and 1960s are parked in a lot on J Street. Visible in the background is the Courthouse.
    • 928
    • 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
    • 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
    • Beauty Rest Motel

    •  
    • Art view of the Beauty Rest Motel at 5969 Stockton Boulevard "within city limits" as stated on the postcard. The California State Automobile Association star of approval on the front was a valuable marketing technique and the card proved an...
    • BBSAC433
    • J Street:  423 through 425

    • 1955
    • This side view of the Silvius and Schoenbackler bookbindery, at 423 J Street, was captured in this 1955 photograph. Also visible is Charley’s Shoppe at 425 J Street and the Tip Top Parking Lot. In the middle of the frame is a Sacramento Area...
    • 179
    • Sacramento Municipal Airport

    • 1960
    • This 1960 postcard shows the Sacramento Municipal Airport at 6151 Freeport Boulevard. The complex was founded on April 12, 1930, to two days of crowds that were expected to near 100,000. The control tower in the background was added in 1956. The...
    • BBSAC745
    • American Legion Marches on J Street

    • 1942
    • In this circa 1942 photograph, an American Legion color guard leads a massed unit of flag bearers on J Street, between Twelfth and Thirteenth Streets. Spectators line both sides of the street, a few observe from rooftops. Overhead banners read...
    • 2220
    • Valley Hi Inn, Sacramento, California

    • 1965
    • This 1965 postcard shows the Valley Hi resting at 5321 Stockton Boulevard. Printed on the back of the postcard is as follows: "100 new units...1 mile South California State Fair Grounds...Uncle John's Pancake House...Business Route U.S. Highway...
    • BBSAC509
    • Fireside Lanes Bowling Alley

    • 1960
    • Fireside Lanes Bowling Alley at 7901 Auburn Boulevard is shown in 1960. Constructed in the same year and set in the Grand Oaks Shopping Center, the 24-lane structure contained a coffee shop and cocktail lounge, the latter containing the alley's...
    • 1514d
    • Grand Oaks Shopping Center Businesses

    • 1960
    • The newly-opened Grand Oaks Shopping Center sits on the west side of Auburn Boulevard in this 1960 photograph. Beyond the parking lot and moving left to right are a Lucky supermarket, W. T. Grant Company variety store, and a branch of Bank of...
    • 1514f
    • Greetings from World Famous Town and Country

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 postcard shows Town and Country Village at the northeast corner of where Fulton and Marconi Avenues intersect. The planned shopping location was built to contain nearly 80 businesses and accomodate roughly 400 automobiles.
    • BBSAC790
    • Sylvan Oaks Branch

    • 1976
    • This circa 1976 image provides a wide view of the Sylvan Oaks Branch of the Sacramento County Library, located at 6700 Auburn Boulevard. With its opening in late-1975, the branch sought to offer, as stated in a promotional document, “a large...
    • PH-SPL-SYL-1-14
    • Oaks at Sylvan Oaks Branch

    • 1976
    • A grove of north Sacramento County’s signature oaks shroud the front of the Sylvan Oaks Branch, located at 6700 Auburn Boulevard, in this circa 1976 image. As stated in a 1975 promotional document “Surrounded by ancient oaks, the branch occupies a...
    • PH-SPL-SYL-1-15
    • Line of Shovels at Groundbreaking for Central Library Extension

    • 1988
    • This 1988 photograph shows a symbolic line of gold-painted shovels, primed for the 35 million dollar groundbreaking and expansion of the Sacramento City Library’s main branch, located at 828 I Street. In the background, at Eighth and J Streets, is...
    • PH-SPL-CEN-15-1
    • "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
    • Arco Arena, Sacramento

    • 1992
    • This circa 1992 postcard shows Sacramento's Arco Arena. Opening in 1988, the 16,440-seat venue's primary tenant was the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association. The Kings opened the 40 million dollar Arco on November 8, 1988,...
    • BBSAC173

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