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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
    • 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
    • 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
    • "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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • This circa 1958 postcard shows the entrance to Country Club Centre, located at the southwest corner of Watt Avenue and El Camino Avenue. The 20-acre shopping center was opened in 1952 under the leadership of Joseph Blumenfeld, becoming -- at the...
    • BBSAC602
    • 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
    • Sacramento Union Building

    • 1955
    • The Nineteenth Street and Capitol Avenue headquarters of what Mark Twain once referred to as the most influential newspaper on the West Coast, the "Sacramento Union," is shown in this circa 1955 photograph. The Union -- long associated with...
    • 1740
    • 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


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