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    • Zinke’s Shoe Renewing Corporation by Night

    • 1937
    • Pictured under neon lighting, on the evening of June 1, 1937, is Zinke’s Shoe Renewing Corporation at 1106 K Street. The Sacramento location, which opened in 1937, was part of a constellation of stores that ran from San Diego to northern...
    • 305
    • Fourth and J Streets

    • 1960
    • A lone man sits on a bench at a bus stop on J Street. Behind him are several businesses. Capitol Palace Cafe/Tavern (400 J Street), Salvo's Cleaners (402 J Street), Tong Kee Shoe Shop Repairs (404 J Street) which used to be the location of the...
    • 932
    • Crosswalk at Ninth and K Streets

    • 1945
    • A frenzied scene of pedestrian and automobile traffic clogs the intersection of Ninth and K Streets in this 1945 photograph. Between 1945 and 1946, total national retail income rose from 18.2 billion dollars to 19.8 billion dollars, and a bustling...
    • 1411a
    • The Capitol Hotel, Sacramento, Cal.

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    • Shown at the southwest corner of Seventh and K Streets is the Capital Hotel. In 1887, the 100-unit property underwent a 20,000 dollar rennovation that included marked expansion, giving the Capital a 100-foot frontage on K Street and 120-foot...
    • BBSAC438
    • Parade down K Street between Eighth and Tenth Streets

    • 1930
    • A parade featuring uniformed participants wearing police shields moves along K Street from Eighth to Tenth. The front line marchers all wear different outfits, including a cadet uniform, and are followed by a uniformed marching band. Throngs of...
    • 1079
    • Crosswalk at Ninth and K Streets

    • 1945
    • A frenzied scene of pedestrian and automobile traffic clogs the intersection of Ninth and K Streets in this 1945 photograph. Between 1945 and 1946, total national retail income rose from 18.2 billion dollars to 19.8 billion dollars, and a bustling...
    • 1411b
    • Fashion Bootery, Incorporated

    • 1942
    • The storefront of the Fashion Bootery at 702 K Street is shown in this 1942 photograph. Opened in December 1929, the 50,000 dollar store became the ninth West Coast location for the company, based in Seattle. The 20 foot by 100 foot structure...
    • 399
    • East of Sixth Street

    • 1960
    • Photograph, taken circa 1960, of J Street at Seventh, showing the Serve Yourself and Save Shoe Store (630 J Street) and the Tropical Cellar (628 J Street).
    • 938
    • K Street, 806-808

    • 1941
    • A photograph of the Upthegrove School of Beauty Culture (806 K Street). In the windows are V for victory stickers supporting the World War II war effort. The Green-Hayden Shoe Company (808 K Street) is in the photo. An unidentified jewelry store...
    • 1260
    • Fifth and K Street

    • 1960
    • Photograph, taken circa 1960, of the Singleton Building, which housed the Hotel Singleton (504 K Street), Chicken House Restaurant (504 K Street), Gallen Kamp's Shoe Store (500 K Street), Fred's Market (1105 Fifth Street), and Hotel Coloma.
    • 598
    • Parade on K Street between Seventh and Tenth Street

    • 1927
    • A 1927 parade along K Street between Seventh and Tenth features a marching band, most of them in uniform, followed by lines of men in and out of uniform marching in rows. A small group of uniformed scouts and nurses dressed in white are at the end...
    • 1080a
    • Sacramento, Downtown - Fritz Vibe Postcard

    • 1961
    • This 1961 postcard shows the south side of K Street, between Eleventh and Tenth streets. A Woolworth's -- built in 1957 -- occupies the corner where the Hotel Sacramento stood for decades next to its companion, the Hotel Land -- built in 1910 --...
    • BBSAC365
    • K Street, 522-530

    • 1960
    • A portion of K Street showing the Bank of America on the corner of Sixth and K Streets (530 K Street), a shuttered theater (The New Royal at 526 K Street), Mal's Shoe Warehouse (522 K Street), and the Central Hotel (522 K Street).
    • 1945
    • Fox Senator Theater and K Street Businesses

    • 1950
    • The Christmas 1950 photograph reveals numerous K Street storefronts, including the Capital Clothing Company at 916 K Street, Fox Senator Theater at 912 K Street, Wilson's Restaurant at 908 K Street, the Moderne Bar and Restaurant at 910 K Street,...
    • 129
    • Chandler's Shoes

    • 1950
    • This photograph of Chandler’s Shoes at 1022 K Street was taken in circa 1950. It shows much of the business’s storefront and a worker filling a section of display windows. Chandler’s – a nationwide chain – came to Sacramento in 1922. The seller...
    • 297
    • Third Street, 1203 through 1209

    • 1960
    • This street view, captured in circa 1960, shows two hotels, the Golden Hotel at 1203 Third Street and the New Grand Hotel at 1207 Third Street with various ground floor businesses along Third Street, between L and M Streets. Visibile are the El...
    • 612
    • Lavenson’s Shoes

    • 1939
    • The salon-like showroom of Lavenson’s Shoes at 1018-1020 K Street is shown in this June 17, 1939 photograph. The store was founded in 1877 by Gus Lavenson. By 1942 it was recognized as the oldest firm of its kind on the west coast under the same...
    • 453
    • K Street between Tenth and Eleventh

    • 1931
    • Photo, taken on March 31, 1931, of K Street beginning at Twelfth Street. In the photo are the Weinstock Lubin Department Store (1120 K Street), E.N. Skeel's Shoes (1110 K Street), The Boy's Store Clothing (1108 K Street), Pacific, Gas, & Electric...
    • 1089
    • Mitau Building:  Southeast Corner of Eighth and J Streets

    • 1940
    • The southeast corner of Eighth and J Streets is captured in this circa 1940 photograph. Businesses shown are Hank's Smoke Shop at 800 J Street, George Lidekas Fruits at 802 J Street, Chris' Blue Plate Special at 1001a Eighth Street, Ramona Shoe...
    • 893

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