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    • Sacramento Memorial Auditorium

    • 1928
    • Taken in 1928, this photograph shows the ornate facade of Sacramento's Memorial Auditorium, located at 1515 J Street. The structure was erected on land donated by John Sutter, Junior, and had been the site of Mary J. Watson Grammar School. ...
    • 1034
    • Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, 1927

    • 1927
    • Pictured in 1927 is the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament at 1107 Eleventh Street. Several period cards are parked on Eleventh Street. The city’s moneyed Catholics were giddy to make their mark on the structure: Ellen Dwyer, Daniel McCarthy,...
    • 475
    • Lobby Hotel, Sacramento, Sacramento, California

    • 1910
    • The ornate lobby of the Hotel Sacramento is the focus of this postcard, dated 1910. From fluted glass chandeliers to Persian carpets the richly-decorated lobby features upholstered chairs, marble columns, topiary in the center, greenery in niches,...
    • BBSAC481
    • The Fort Sutter National Bank

    • 1905
    • This ornate circa 1905 strip of checks represents the Fort Sutter National Bank, located at 630 J Street. Rendered to the left of each check is the fort's Central Building, which stood alone until the spot's full restoration in 1891/92.
    • EC-BUS-b01f05i03
    • 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
    • Western Hotel Omnibus

    • 1900
    • This circa 1900 photograph captures an omnibus from Sacramento’s Western Hotel. The Western was first built in 1854, but felled by fire in 1875. It was rebuilt that same year by Sacramento hostelling luminary William Land who went on to found the...
    • 463
    • Heald College

    • 1937
    • This May 10, 1937, photograph shows the ornate calligraphy drawn to a blackboard by a penmanship instructor at Sacramento's branch of Heald College, located at Fourteenth and K Streets. Heald established its Sacramento presence in August 1912...
    • 1652
    • Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • December 18, 1909
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
    • Elk's Building, Sacramento

    • 1910
    • The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks was organized in Sacramento in December of 1895 at a banquet held at the Golden Eagle Hotel at 7th and K Streets. The group met at Forester's Hall until they leased quarters at 9th and J Streets in 1898....
    • BBSAC971
    • Senator Theater Lobby

    • 1953
    • The lobby of the Senator Theater at 912 K Street was captured in this 1953 photograph. Note the fringed lamp shades, ornate drapes, carpet, ceiling and chandelier, complemented by floral arrangements.
    • 802
    • Cathedral of Blessed Sacrament Interior

    • January 26, 1910
    • Shown on January 26, 1910, are the ornate altar and apse of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacramento, located at 1017 Eleventh Street. Opened in 1889, the structure took three years to build. Its June 30, 1889 dediction included eighth separate...
    • BBSAC186
    • California State Library and Courts Building

    • 1926
    • This photograph of the facade of the California State Capitol Library and Courts Building at 914 Capitol Avenue was taken in 1926. Sculptor Edward Field Sanford, Jr., was responsible for crafting the building's ornate pediment. The central figure...
    • 794
    • Sixth and I Streets

    • 1960
    • The ornate facade of the Court Hotel at 910 Sixth Street is shown in this circa 1960 photograph. Also visible are the David Candy Company at 908 Sixth Street and the Capitol Bail Bond Agency at 912 Sixth Street. Also present is a sign for the New...
    • 594
    • Sacramento County Courthouse

    • 1955
    • The Sacramento County Courthouse, located on I Street between Sixth and Seventh Streets, is the subject of this photograph. The ornate yet rough-hewn building was state-of-the-art when designed and constructed between 1910 and 1913, but by the time...
    • 1743
    • Entrance to the Crocker Art Museum Ballroom

    • 1980
    • Glimpsed beyond the ornate doors and intricate mosaic pattern in the floor is the ballroom of the Crocker Art Museum, a gift to the people of Sacramento from Margaret Crocker. The gallery and ballroom of the Crocker Art Museum were under...
    • BBSAC108
    • Christian Brothers’ School Academic Building and Chapel

    • 1930
    • Pictured in 1930 is Christian Brothers’ School at Twenty-First and Y Streets. The ornate Mission Revival-style building was built in 1924 by the Sacramento contracting firm of W.C. Keating. Notable alumni include Superior Court judges Peter J....
    • 870
    • Merchant Street

    • 1960
    • A building with ornate iron work on the fire escape is seen in this close-up view taken on the north side of the alley near Seventh Street.
    • 1456
    • California Governor's Mansion

    • 1943
    • This photograph of the California Governor's Mansion was taken on July 24, 1943, from the northeast corner of Sixteenth and H Streets. When the structure was built by Albert Gallatin as a private residence in 1877, the area was semi-rural. The...
    • 260
    • Old Governor's Mansion

    • 1955
    • The dining room in the Old Governor's Mansion, which is located at Sixteenth and H Streets, is the subject of this photograph, taken circa 1955. The finely carved wood, Oriental rugs, splendid mirror above the ornate marble fireplace and crystal...
    • 1806


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