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    • Sacramento from the Air Looking Down Capitol Avenue

    • 1996
    • In the years following World War II, Capitol Avenue was the focus of redevelopment efforts. When visitors entered the city from the west via the M Street Bridge, they had to drive through the middle of the west-end slums that lined both sides of...
    • BBSAC044
    • Hotel Coloma and Metropolitan Department Store

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows a gaggle of businesses on the south side of K Street, between Fifth and Sixth Streets. The following businesses are visible: the Valley Hotel at 506-and-a-half K Street, People’s Clothing Store at 506 K Street, the...
    • 375
    • Sacramento Skyline with State Capitol, Sacramento, CA

    • 1980
    • In the years following World War II, Capitol Avenue was the focus of redevelopment efforts. When visitors entered the city from the west via the M Street Bridge, they had to drive through the middle of the west-end slums that lined both sides of...
    • BBSAC042
    • Aerial View of Old Sacramento, Sacramento, CA

    • 1996
    • The Old Sacramento District is a national historic landmark due to its rich place in California history. A quarter of a million immigrants came to the Sacramento area, withstanding the ravages of fire, flood and disease to build their lives. ...
    • BBSAC046
    • K Street Mall, Sacramento - Dexter Press

    • 1971
    • Shown in circa 1973 is the K Street Mall, amidst the good intentions of urban planners, post the city's massive redevelopment efforts of the 1960s. Evident on the postcard are the status the K Street as a pedestrian only mall, and the presence of...
    • BBSAC363
    • Looking from the Tower Bridge to the Capitol, Sacramento, CA

    • 1999
    • In 1955, the M Street Bridge was torn down to make way for the Tower Bridge. “The twin towered bridge, designed to carry automobiles, pedestrians and an electric streetcar line, could be raised when necessary to allow river boats to pass beneath...
    • BBSAC050
    • Public Art Sculpture at Wells Fargo Building

    • 1970
    • Taken in 1970, this photograph shows an unnamed sculpture and fountain done by Norman Grag. Located at the main branch of the Wells Fargo Bank at 500 Capitol Mall, the fountain was an example of the city's requirement that, in any building...
    • 462
    • Walnut Café and other Fifth and K Street Businesses

    • 1960
    • Taken in 1960, this photograph shows several storefronts, all on the north side of K Street. They include: Jewel Craft Loans at 515 K Street, the Walnut Café and Tavern at 517 K Street, the Owl Cigar Store at 519 K Street, the Palace Hotel at...
    • 180
    • Wonder Café

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows the inviting storefront of the Wonder Café at 1116 Seventh Street. The restaurant was operated by Mary Yee. To the far right of the frame is the P.C. Penney department store on the southwest corner of Seventh and K...
    • 270
    • Old and New Sacramento

    • 2000
    • This circa 2000 postcard presents Sacramento's contrasting urban realities. The 1960s provided a watershed period for Sacramento as redevelopment efforts purged the blight from realm that -- at one time -- saw one of every three retail outlets...
    • BBSAC528
    • Bldg Containing Hotel Trow - Published by Edward H. Mitchell

    •  
    • The Hotel Trow at 508 1/2 K Street was one of at least six hotels located on K Street between the Sacramento River and Tenth Street during the early decades of last century. Owned by Mrs. Anna Trow, the hotel operated under that name from 1912 to...
    • BBSAC508
    • Old Sacramento - Myers

    • 1990
    • This evening photograph of Old Sacramento's Second Street, between I and J streets, was taken in circa 1990. Prior to Old Sacramento’s emergence from a center of urban blite to a State Historic Park in 1965, a series of ideas were proposed for its...
    • BBSAC550
    • Chief Engineer, City Fire Dep., Sacramento, CA

    • 1910
    • This circa 1910 postcard shows the Eureka Engine Company Number Four Fire House and the office of the Fire Department's Chief Engineer, located at 1017 Fifth Street. The building was constructed in 1855 and survived until redevelopment in the...
    • BBSAC136
    • L street east of Fifth Street

    • 1960
    • Photo taken circa 1960 of the Hotel Delta at 511 L Street. The building included Sy's Hollywood Barbershop at 509 L Street. Next door, in the former Goodwin Tent Maker space, was the office of Sacramento Redevelopment (515 L Street).
    • 579
    • Ritz Motel

    • 1952
    • The Ritz Motel at 2228 Auburn Boulevard, also known at the U.S. Route 40, was one of many lodges - the Rolling Green, Town and Country and Pacific - that lined the pre-U.S. 80 stretch between Sacramento and Reno. With the advent of the super...
    • 865
    • Sacramento Bowl

    • 1960
    • Shown in 1960 at 917 Sixth Street is Sacramento Bowl. Opened in November 1948 at a cost of 250,000 dollars, the business boasted 17 lanes, 15 billiard tables, a cocktail lounge and a restaurant. Its owner, W.S. Van Winkle and President of the Bay...
    • 356
    • Merchant Street, between Sixth and Seventh Streets

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph of Merchant Street captures the street's north side, between Sixth and Seventh Streets. The first two structures - from left to right - are the Ramona Hotel at 1007 Sixth Street and the Ramona Garage at 606 J Street. Once...
    • 1448
    • Terzakis Brothers Tailors

    • 1960
    • Pictured in 1961, at 432 J Street, is the Terzakis Brothers’ tailoring shop. The brothers, Thomas and Nicholas, were natives of Greece, having immigrated to the United States in 1905, then moving to Sacramento in 1916. Nicholas previously owned...
    • 314
    • Merchant Street, Between Seventh and Eighth

    • 1962
    • This 1962 view of Merchant Street, between Seventh and Eighth Streets, shows the "Family Entrance" to Boitano's Restaurant and Bar at 712 J Street. To the left is the Crocker-Anglo National Bank at 700 J Streets. Beside it is Miro's Barber Shop...
    • 1457

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