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    • Carmichael Shopping Center - Carmichael, Calif.

    • 1960
    • The Carmichael Shopping Center at the intersection of Fair Oaks Boulevard, Palm and Marconi Avenues was an oasis of commerce in the days when properties were large and the area sparsely settled. In the 1920s a former fruit packing house refitted as...
    • BBSAC802
    • Grand Oaks Shopping Center

    • 1950
    • This 1960 photograph provides an aerial view of the newly-constructed Grand Oaks Shopping Center in Citrus Heights. In the background is part of the Grand Oaks neighborhood, Citrus Heights' first major residential development. The area had been...
    • 1514a
    • Grand Oaks Shopping Center Businesses

    • 1960
    • The newly-opened Grand Oaks Shopping Center sits on the west side of Auburn Boulevard in this 1960 photograph. Beyond the parking lot and moving left to right are a Lucky supermarket, W. T. Grant Company variety store, and a branch of Bank of...
    • 1514f
    • Raley’s Grocery Store at Tallac Village Shopping Center

    • 1951
    • This 1951 photograph shows Raley’s Grocery Store as it sits within the 21-unit Tallac Village Shopping Center at Fourteenth Avenue and Sixtieth Street. The 17,000-square-foot structure was designed to feature the newest ideas in the super-market...
    • 421
    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • This 1958 photograph provides a view of Country Club Centre at Watt Avenue and El Camino Boulevard. Opening in August 1952 by way of the theater designs of Joseph Blumenfeld, it soon occurred to him that the northern county's burgeoning population...
    • 1338
    • Grand Oaks Shopping Center from Auburn Boulevard

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph provides a view of Citrus Heights' Grand Oaks Shopping Center from Auburn Boulevard. Visible are a Union 76 service station and the Fireside Lanes Bowling Alley. The boulevard was part of the famed Lincoln and Victory...
    • 1514c
    • Grand Oaks Shopping Center Promotional Rendition

    • 1950
    • This artistic rendition of Citrus Heights' Grand Oaks Shopping Center was done in 1960. The area, resting at the intersection of Auburn and Rollingwood Boulevards, was designed by the Los Angeles-based architecture firm of Sheldon L. Pollack and...
    • 1514e
    • Town and Country Village Shopping Center

    • 1948
    • This November 14, 1948, photograph shows the Town and Country Village, located at the intersection of Fulton and Marconi avenues. A brainchild of contractor, Jere Strizek, the open air shopping center opened in 1946 and, by 1951, was home to 73...
    • 683
    • Southgate Shopping Center

    • 1975
    • Captured in circa 1975 is this later afternoon scene at the Southgate Shopping Center at Florin Road and Franklin Boulevard. A period neon-style sign stands prominently in the center of the frame while three palm trees stand to the left, before a...
    • 2409
    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • This circa 1958 postcard shows the entrance to Country Club Centre, located at the southwest corner of Watt Avenue and El Camino Avenue. The 20-acre shopping center was opened in 1952 under the leadership of Joseph Blumenfeld, becoming -- at the...
    • BBSAC602
    • Cardinal Grocery Store at Town and Country Village

    • 1959
    • Pictured in 1959 at its 2700 Marconi Avenue address is a Cardinal grocery store. Several period automobiles are parked in the foreground. The two-story market was part of the retro-styled Town and Country Village shopping center, built in 1949 by...
    • 400
    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • A car show occupies the massive parking lot of Country Club Centre in this 1958 photograph. The development, designed by San Francisco-based architect William B. David, covered a lot of 13-acres and was considered to be Sacramento's first regional...
    • 1335
    • Country Club Centre

    • 1958
    • Country Club Centre, at Watt and El Camino Avenues, is shown in this 1958 photograph. The spot was called the "largest shopping development in California involving chains stores." In its original form and with a 4,000,000 million dollar price...
    • 1336
    • Arcade Library Story Time

    • 1970
    • Librarian Betsey Hendrickson provides story time activities at the Sacramento County Library’s Arcade Branch, located at 2727 Marconi Avenue. In the background is the library’s “story tree” as well as portions of the Town and Country Shopping...
    • PH-SPL-ARC-1-30
    • Town and Country Village Shops

    •  
    • This 50s-era postcard reveals the flora adorning the Town and Country shopping mall at Fulton and Marconi Avenues. Built in 1946 under the imaginative eye of contractor Jere Strizek, the weathered and semi-arid face of the development met his...
    • BBSAC782
    • Fireside Lanes Bowling Alley

    • 1960
    • Fireside Lanes Bowling Alley at 7901 Auburn Boulevard is shown in 1960. Constructed in the same year and set in the Grand Oaks Shopping Center, the 24-lane structure contained a coffee shop and cocktail lounge, the latter containing the alley's...
    • 1514d
    • Greetings from World Famous Town and Country

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 postcard shows Town and Country Village at the northeast corner of where Fulton and Marconi Avenues intersect. The planned shopping location was built to contain nearly 80 businesses and accomodate roughly 400 automobiles.
    • BBSAC790
    • Sacramento, The Heart of California

    • 1960
    • This circa 1960 postcard invokes a traditional Capital City marketing pitch, going back to the 1920s: "Sacramento, the Heart of California." In addition to a large camellia, shown are the Governor's Mansion, the Library and Courts Building, K...
    • BBSAC806

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