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    • Sacramento, The Heart of California

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 postcard invokes a traditional Capital City marketing pitch, going back to the 1920s: "Sacramento, the Heart of California." In addition to a large camellia, shown are the Governor's Mansion, the Library and Courts Building, K...
    • BBSAC806
    • Sacramento, California - Eastman Postcard

    • 1982
    • Shown in circa 1982 is a redeveloped section of K Street, near its intersection with Fourth Street. In the foreground is one of several gassed-powered trams that plied the K Street Mall from the 1970s, onward. In the background sits Gerald...
    • BBSAC405
    • K Street Mall Animals

    • 1974
    • A collection of five photos of the K Street Mall animals in the Macy's Plaza taken in May of 1974. The animals were removed prior to Light Rail's installation.
    • 1038b
    • Town and Country Village

    • 1955
    • Taken around 1955, this aerial view shows the Town and Country Shopping Center at the northeast corner of Fulton and Marconi Avenues.
    • 1636a
    • Town and Country Village Shopping Center

    • 1948
    • This November 14, 1948, photograph shows the Town and Country Village, located at the intersection of Fulton and Marconi avenues. A brainchild of contractor, Jere Strizek, the open air shopping center opened in 1946 and, by 1951, was home to 73...
    • 683
    • Town and Country Village

    • 1955
    • This 1955 photograph provides an aerial view of the Town and Country Village shopping center, located at the intersection of Fulton and Marconi Avenues.
    • 1636b
    • Southgate Shopping Center

    • 1975
    • Captured in circa 1975 is this later afternoon scene at the Southgate Shopping Center at Florin Road and Franklin Boulevard. A period neon-style sign stands prominently in the center of the frame while three palm trees stand to the left, before a...
    • 2409
    • 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
    • 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
    • Danny's Garden Restaurant

    • 1963
    • This circa 1963 postcard shows the exterior of Danny's Garden Restaurant at 5675 Freeport Boulevard. It was set within the Blomberg Center, built in 1950 by the basalite rock construction company, Blomberg Builders. The company touted basalite as...
    • BBSAC641
    • 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
    • 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
    • Country Club Centre, at Watt and El Camino Avenues, is shown in this 1958 photograph. The spot was called the "largest shopping development in California involving chains stores." In its original form and with a 4,000,000 million dollar price...
    • 1336
    • 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
    • Town and Country Village Shops

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    • This 50s-era postcard reveals the flora adorning the Town and Country shopping mall at Fulton and Marconi Avenues. Built in 1946 under the imaginative eye of contractor Jere Strizek, the weathered and semi-arid face of the development met his...
    • BBSAC782
    • 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
    • Grand Oaks Shopping Center

    • 1950
    • This 1960 photograph provides an aerial view of the newly-constructed Grand Oaks Shopping Center in Citrus Heights. In the background is part of the Grand Oaks neighborhood, Citrus Heights' first major residential development. The area had been...
    • 1514a
    • 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
    • Grand Oaks Shopping Center from Auburn Boulevard

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph provides a view of Citrus Heights' Grand Oaks Shopping Center from Auburn Boulevard. Visible are a Union 76 service station and the Fireside Lanes Bowling Alley. The boulevard was part of the famed Lincoln and Victory...
    • 1514c

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