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    • North Side of Seventh Street, Looking Toward J Street

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    • Captured sometime in mid 1970s from the vantage point of Seventh Street, between I and J Streets, is the Security National Bank at 631 J Street and the Crocker Citizens National Bank at 700 J Street. In the middle of the frame, with its red brick...
    • 1619b
    • 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
    • "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
    • K Street, Sacramento - Colorpicture Publishers, Inc.

    • 1960
    • This color snapshot of K Street near 7th was part of the Fritz Vibe Post Card Service of Sacramento and bears the following description: “One of the many bustling downtown business streets in this modern and fast-growing capital city of the ‘Golden...
    • BBSAC367
    • Kneeland's Apparel Shop

    • 1949
    • Shown in 1949 is a photograph of the Kneeland's Apparel Shop, located at 918 Ninth Street, just west of Sacramento's Plaza Park. Minnie and Frank Kneeland Geisser were the proprietors of the business which had been located on K Street. Following...
    • 429
    • Downtown Mosque

    • 1955
    • Taken in circa 1955, this photograph shows Sacramento's Downtown Mosque at 411 V Street, one of two in the entire country at the time and thought by some to be the oldest in the United States. The presense of Muslims in Sacramento dates back to...
    • 1798
    • Sacramento Aerial View

    • 1941
    • This circa 1940 photograph reveals a view from the northeast, across the Sacramento River, toward the riverfront and downtown section of Sacramento. The Southern Pacific Depot and rail yards are in the background, while to the right of that, and...
    • 1047
    • Leed's Storefront

    • 1934
    • This photograph of the storefront of Leed’s women’s shoes at 814 K Street was taken on the business’s opening day, September 15, 1934. Neon signage and large showcases are visible. The location, designed to store up to 12,000 pairs of women’s...
    • 455
    • Aerial View of Downtown Sacramento

    • 1926
    • This aerial view of the Capitol was taken circa 1926. It shows some of Capitol Park as well as the adjacent state buildings and some of the surrounding area.
    • 1392
    • K Street, 912-930; 1106 Tenth Street

    • 1951
    • The Hotel Land, a five story structure occupies this K Street corner in downtown Sacramento. The ground floor shops in this building include: Don Burton Shoes (914 K Street), Graysons Women's Clothing (918 K Street), Leeds Shoes (922 K Street),...
    • 1408
    • Hotel Sacramento Building, K Street at Eleventh

    • 1938
    • The elegant Hotel Sacramento is captured in this March 28, 1938, photograph. In 1907, a 50 year, 10 month lease was signed by hotel management. The deal expired in 1957 and, with it, the lifespan of one of Sacramento's most prominent downtown...
    • 512
    • Hunter's Drugs

    • 1970
    • Photograph circa 1970 of Hunter's Drugs at 912 Second Street. Located near the end of downtown Sacramento at Second Street and I Street, this property housed hotels during the first part of the 1900's. In the 1950s and early 1960s employment...
    • 1565
    • Holiday Inn, Downtown Sacramento - Mike Roberts

    • 1960
    • The Holiday Inn was a popular chain of reasonably-priced motels readily found in most of California’s larger towns and cities when this postcard from the location at 1220 Sixteenth Street was available in the early 1960s. The site of many...
    • BBSAC458
    • Fifth Street businesses, 1117-1121

    • 1960
    • Photograph of the Hotel Alexander Building taken in 1960, including Valley Circle Cleaners (1117 Fifth Street), Eddie's Place (tavern) (1119 Fifth Street), K & T Watch Repair Shop (1121A Fifth Street), and the Hotel Alexander (1121 Fifth Street)....
    • 309
    • Side View of Public Art Sculpture at Wells Fargo Building

    • 1975
    • This 1975 photograph captures a sculpture and fountain in front of the Wells Fargo Building at Fifth Street and Capitol Avenue. Created by Nevada City artist Norman Grag, the unnamed work is composed of copper. Three rods, the longest over ten...
    • 1016
    • Patrons at Downtown Plaza Location

    • 1988
    • Several patrons, in 1988, view the collection at the Central Library’s temporary 536 Downtown Plaza location. The 12,500-square-foot, 40-seat location was neslted between the mall’s House of Mickey souvenir shop and the Bedazzled jewelry shop.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-13-2
    • Display at Downtown Plaza Location

    • 1991
    • This 1991 photograph shows a display for National Women’s History Month at the temporary 536 Downtown Plaza location of the Central Library. The library held hours of 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m.
    • PH-SPL-CEN-13-6
    • K Street

    • 1975
    • A circa 1975 view of K Street downtown.
    • 1663
    • K Street, 723-731

    • 1975
    • This circa 1975 photograph - taken at the northeast corner of Eighth and K Streets looking northwest - shows pedestrians passing by various businesses along a K Street Mall, just six years after its revamping. Businesses include American Savings...
    • 1838
    • State Capitol on a Clear Day, Sacramento, CA

    • 1996
    • A Sacramento skyline sprouted in the 1980’s and 1990’s. Along with a host of new state government buildings, city developers helped to build new office spaces for a growing downtown workforce as well as for cultural needs. The Renaissance Tower,...
    • BBSAC043

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