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    • The Home Designer

    • March 1923
    • Shown above is an issue of The Home Designer. Established by architect Walter W. Dixon (1884-1953) and German-born builder R.C. Hillen (1883-1955) in June 1921, the Oakland-based, monthly publication sought to increase the “interest of the...
    • Rio Linda Junior High School

    • 1950
    • This sketch shows Rio Linda Junior High School, designed by Sacramento-based architect Leonard F. Starks. Opened in 1951, the school was part of a 3.4 million dollar building program within the Grant Union School District. The 26-unit structure...
    • 1243
    • Eastern Star Building - Print

    • 1929
    • This circa 1929 architectural drawing shows the south-facing facade the Eastern Star Temple at 2719 K street. The excavation for the 100,000 dollar structure was started in February 1928, with the laying of the cornerstone in May 1928. The...
    • 1637
    • Llewellyn Williams House

    • 1895
    • Pictured in 1895 at 917 H Street is the Llewellyn Williams House. Its namesake, Llewellyn Williams, was the home’s first resident. It was built in 1882 by architects Seth Babson and James Seadler in the style of Victorian Stick, characterized...
    • 2277
    • 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...
    • 2280
    • Residence of H.G. Smith, Sacramento, Cal. - Blank Back

    • 1890
    • Seen here in 1890, this residence at 917 “H” Street was built in 1882 by architects Seth Babson and James Seadler in the style of ‘Victorian Stick,’ characterized by rectangular shaping, wood siding, and a steep, gabled roof with...
    • BBSAC361
    • Arden-Dimick Branch Expansion Groundbreaking

    • 1998
    • Several area dignitaries are, shown in 1998, breaking ground on the 3,000-square-foot expansion of the Arden-Dimick Branch of the Sacramento County Library, located at 891 Watt Avenue. Notables are are (in blue dress) librarian and planner Lois...
    • PH-SPL-ARD-1-5
    • Las Palmas Junior High School Architectural Plan

    • 1953
    • This 1953 photograph shows an architect's sketch for Las Palmas Junior High School in North Sacramento, located at Las Palmas Avenue and Sixth Street. The 1,018,750 dollar school was occupied by its 760 students in February 1953 and was designed to...
    • 1215
    • Las Palmas Senior High School

    • 1953
    • Photographed, in circa 1953, is an architectural plan, done on June 9, 1951, of Las Palmas Senior High School at Las Palmas and Sixth Street in North Sacramento by the architect Leonard F. Starks. Starks won a major contract, in the 1950s, to...
    • 1563
    • Highlands High School

    • 1958
    • This circa 1958 sketch provides a view of the would be Highlands High School. It was designed by firm of Starks, Jozens and Nacht offers a black and white look at the surrounding area before development. Located at Don Julio Boulevard and Guthrie...
    • 1217
    • 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
    • Sacramento Junior College - Main Entrance

    • 1940
    • Sacramento Junior College's signature archway is shown in this circa 1940 postcard. The campus's early architectural style -- introduced by architects Howard Hazen and Earl Barnett -- followed a blend of both Romanesque and Byzantine design...
    • BBSAC675
    • Echoes from S. J. A., 1927

    • 1927-01-01
    • The arrival of the Sisters of Mercy from San Francisco in 1857 began a tradition of education that served Sacramento for over a century. Commercial and traditional subjects along with lessons in musical instruments were the courses taught at St....
    • Westminster Presbyterian Church from Capitol Park

    • 1931
    • This March 11, 1931, photograph shows the Byzantine Italianate-style Westminster Presbyterian Church as it rests at the corner of Thirteenth and N Streets. It was dedicated on December 18, 1927, to its capacity of 1,300 members, with presiding...
    • 528
    • Grand Oaks Shopping Center Promotional Rendition

    • 1950
    • This artistic rendition of Citrus Heights' Grand Oaks Shopping Center was done in 1960. The area, resting at the intersection of Auburn and Rollingwood Boulevards, was designed by the Los Angeles-based architecture firm of Sheldon L. Pollack and...
    • 1514e
    • Front of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church

    • 1932
    • Taken from the north side of J Street, this February 29, 1932, photograph shows the façade of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 3860 J Street. Prominent in the photograph are a rose window, Romanesque-style entrance, and Lombardy-style...
    • 483
    • The Review, 1931

    • 1931-01-01
    • 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...
    • California State Capitol under construction

    • 1868
    • The construction of the California State Capitol building is captured in this March 1868 photograph. The photographer is standing near Tenth and L Streets, facing southeast. The shear detail of the undertaking was enough to push one of the...
    • 231
    • The Home Designer

    • June 1925
    • Shown above is a Sacramento-focused issue of The Home Designer. Established by architect Walter W. Dixon (1884-1953) and German-born builder R.C. Hillen (1883-1955) in June 1921, the Oakland-based, monthly publication sought to increase the...


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