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    • I Street, 306-310

    • 1960
    • Two vehicles are parked at the curb in front of a large, brick, two story building. The building has Asian architectural elements on the roof and facade. At ground level is the S.P. Depot Market (310 I Street) with plate glass store front and...
    • 782
    • Sacramento's Fiftieth Anniversary from the M Street Bridge

    • 1909
    • This April 24, 1909, photograph captures activity on the M Street Bridge during the celebration of Sacramento’s fiftieth anniversary. The picture was taken from the west side or West Sacramento side of the bridge, looking east. In the distance,...
    • 114
    • 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
    • California State Capitol Building Nearing Completion

    • 1869
    • Resting upon two tiers of added earth at Tenth Street, between L and N Streets, is the California State Capitol building in 1869. The building’s grounds are barren, save a few saplings. Below the building’s façade are several workers. A ladder...
    • 2386
    • Mercy Hospital

    • 1928
    • This photograph of the façade of the $1,000,000 Mercy Hospital at 4001 J Street. It was taken in 1928 and shows J Street looking north. Opened on February 11, 1925, the new four-story, 155-bed Mercy Hospital was built in the shape of an X to...
    • 568
    • J Street:  624 through 626

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph shows the facade of the C. H. Krebs and Company building, housing the Capital Hotel at 626 J Street, a single room and Eli Jeweler at 624 J Street.
    • 137
    • 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 garden...
    • 2280
    • Standard Oil Company of California

    • 1947
    • This February 14, 1947, photograph reveals the facade of the Standard Oil Company of California, located at 909 Twelfth Street. After a year-long renovation the building was opened for Standard's use in November of 1942. The company's Sacramento...
    • 428
    • Canadian Fur Company

    • 1961
    • The art deco facade of Canadian Fur Company and Cold Storage at 4121 Franklin Boulevard lights up the night in 1961. The 1949 arrival of the store and factory was big news for the burgeoning area of South Sacramento.
    • 125
    • Koehring Company Warehouse

    • 1948
    • This 1948 photograph shows the façade of the Koehring Company warehouse, located at 111 I Street. The company was founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1907, by Philip Koehring and G.H. Miller as a supplier of construction equipment. It opened its...
    • 431
    • Christian Brothers' School from Y Street

    • 1928
    • This April 10, 1928, photograph shows the façade of the Christian Brothers’ School at the southeast corner of Twenty-First and Y Streets. To the left of the photograph is the 200 by 50 foot main academic building with its classrooms, principal’s...
    • 869
    • 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
    • I Street

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 photograph features a fenced vacant lot with barbed wire on the top of a corrugated metal fence. The Causeway Garage is identified by a faded, painted sign on the bricks over a weathered wooden door. There is a large hole in the...
    • 776
    • The Merrium Apartments

    • 1925
    • This 1925 photograph shows the façade of the 41-unit Merrium Apartments at 1017 Fourteenth Street. A roadster sits to the lower right of the frame and hanging over the building’s entryway is a massive eave. The building’s architect, etched as...
    • 2289
    • Old Sacramento - Myers

    • 2000
    • The bustle and excitement of the Old Sacramento State Historic Park's annual Gold Rush Days is captured in this circa 2000 postcard. In the top frame, along Second Street, are the Union Hotel, Bank Exchange and the peaked facade of Engine House...
    • BBSAC545
    • Gensler-Lee Diamonds

    • 1941
    • This May 14, 1941, photograph shows the facade of Gensler-Lee Jewelers at 730 K Street. Founded by Ralph C. Lee and G.J. Gensler in 1901 and based in San Francisco, the company's Sacramento store moved to the pictured location just days prior. ...
    • 441
    • K Street, 214-218

    • 1960
    • The photograph is dominated by the Duke's Men's Wear sign painted on the curved facade of the building at 214 K Street. Automobiles are parked along the curb in front of the businesses: Star Hotel (218 K Street), Lafayette Card Room (218 K...
    • 1428
    • Northern Electric R.R. Station

    • 1910
    • Shown in circa 1910 is the Northern Electric Depot, resting on the northeastern corner of Eighth and J Streets. In a few years, the station's facade would be redone in Mission style. To the left is Niles car 223 which stayed in service until its...
    • BBSAC631
    • M Street with a View of the California State Capitol Building

    • 1925
    • Taken from the intersection of Sixth and M Streets this 1925 photograph shows a busy avenue leading toward the western façade of the California State Capitol building. Visible are several automobiles, a street car and a cyclist. M Street – as it...
    • 989


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