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    • Post Office, Sacramento, California - Owl Drug Company

    • June 1905
    • Shown in June 1905, at the northeast corner of Seventh and K streets, is Sacramento's Post Office and Federal Building. The structure's trademark tower reached three stories above the roof of the roof and topped out at 128 feet. In addition to the...
    • BBSAC150
    • Saint Patrick’s Home for Children

    • 1932
    • This November 3, 1932, photograph shows the Saint Patrick’s Home for Children at 5945 Franklin Boulevard. The 250,000 dollar structure was dedicated on August 1, 1932, and received its first tenants three weeks later. It replaced a similar...
    • 1394
    • Hotel Sacramento Building at K Street and Tenth Street

    • 1938
    • This March 28, 1938, photograph captures western side of the Hotel Sacramento. Visible on the structure's first floor are the Hotel Sacramento's Coffee Shop (1107 Tenth Street), and Dr. Locke's X-Ray Shoe Store (1115 Tenth Street). The five-story...
    • 582
    • Del Paso Country Club Ninth Green and Clubhouse

    • 1929
    • This 1929 photograph shows a man putting on the green at the ninth hole at the Del Paso Country Club. In the background is the clubhouse which was built in 1916. The structure's interior was adorned with oak furniture and a number of...
    • 1493
    • Tower Bridge, Sacramento, California - 7AH-1203

    • 1940
    • Depicted in circa 1940 is Sacramento's Tower Bridge, as seen from the West Sacramento, California. Built in 1935, the bridge's name was taken from a naming contest. Although Tower was chosen in respect to the structure's lift towers, other...
    • BBSAC074
    • Interior Fort Sutter, Sacramento, Cal.

    • 1920
    • The interior of Sutter’s Fort about a century ago is the subject of this vintage postcard published by the California Sales Company of San Francisco. Once identified as the “largest and best fortified fort in California” the venerable structure’s...
    • BBSAC848
    • Arden Branch

    • 1980
    • This circa 1980 image shows the Arden Branch of the Sacramento County Library system, located at 891 Watt Avenue. Built for a cost of 270,000 dollars at the southwest corner of Watt and Northrup, the brick and wood shingle structure’s opening...
    • Bell Conservatory Company

    • 1900
    • Shown is a circa 1900 advertisement for the Bell Conservatory, located at Tenth and Y Streets. The structure's signature green-tinted roof was made of Tiffany glass, imported from Belgium. It was torn down in 1954.
    • EC-BUS-b02f03i02
    • National Guard Armory

    • 1928
    • This circa 1925 photograph shows a group of uniformed soldiers in front of the Armory of the National Guard of California, located at Twelfth and W streets. Built in 1914 by the Ransome Company and various sub-contractors, the structure's first...
    • 1653
    • Sacramento's Memorial Auditorium - E.F. Clements

    • 1940
    • This circa 1940 postcard shows the Memorial Auditorium, located on the northeast corner of Fifteenth and J streets. Built in 1925/27, the structure's foundation -- measuring an area of 216 feet by 262 feet -- required the driving of some 1,100...
    • BBSAC141
    • Westminster Presbyterian Church - Mike Roberts

    • 1980
    • This circa 1980 postcard shows the Westminster Presbyterian Church, as seen from Capitol Park, and standing watch over N Street. Prominent is the Byzantine-style structure's 137-foot-high tower and 87-foot-high dome. The church, built in 1926/27,...
    • BBSAC192
    • I Street Bridge

    • 1911
    • This photograph of the I Street Bridge, originally known as the Southern Pacific Bridge, was taken in 1911, just one year prior to the 1,000,000 dollar structure's official opening. The view comes from the West Sacramento side of the Sacramento...
    • 191
    • Tower Bridge at Night

    • 1940
    • This nighttime photograph of one of Sacramento’s most recognizable landmarks, the Tower Bridge, was taken in 1940. The Capitol dome, on the left side of the picture, has been superimposed. The earliest official support for a replacement for the...
    • 194
    • California State Capitol in 1879

    • 1879
    • This 1879 photograph captures a youngish California State Capitol building as viewed from the corner of Tenth and L Streets. The building's raised posture was due to a desire to avoid flooding. Accordingly, in 1862, workers hauled wheelbarrows of...
    • 206
    • Lewis Apartments

    • 1939
    • Pictured in 1939, at the corner of Eleventh and N Streets are the Lewis Apartments. Built in 1926 for 350,000 dollars by Manuel and Anna Lewis, the seven floor, 38-unit structure contained apartments of two, three and four rooms. The architect...
    • 1819


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