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    • 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
    • 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
    • The Hub Hotel and Tavern

    • 1957
    • Taken in 1957, this photograph shows the weathered facades of the Hub Hotel and Tavern at 224 J Street and the Lincoln Room at 226 J Street. The building housing the Hub was erected by wholesale merchant and Kentuckian Edward P. Figg after the...
    • 19
    • Dave’s Men’s Store from Fourth and K Streets.

    • 1950
    • This 1962 photograph captures a razed lot between J and K Streets and Third and Fourth Streets. In the distance are Dave’s Men’s Store at 230 K Street and the Club Café Tavern at 231 K Street. Beyond that, one can see the spires of the Tower...
    • 77
    • 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
    • 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
    • Ramona Hotel and Businesses

    • 1960
    • Pictured in 1960 is the Ramona Hotel at Sixth and J Streets and several of its business tenants. Included in the photograph are Wong’s Café at 1011 Sixth Street, the Ramona Shoe Shop at 1013 Sixth Street, and the Office Hours Tavern at 1015 Sixth...
    • 271
    • Rolling Green Motel - L.E. Lindholm

    • 1968
    • This circa 1968 postcard shows the Rolling Green Motel. The following description, taken from the postcard's back, promoted one of the many popular motels and lodges that once appeared at regular intervals along Sacramento-area main thoroughfare...
    • BBSAC473
    • Joe’s Club and Restaurant

    • 1960
    • Captured in this circa 1960 photograph is Joe’s Club at 503 and 507 K Street. Joe Yeargain was the business’s namesake and partial owner at the time this photograph was taken. The building in the background, and in the upper part of the frame, is...
    • 322
    • Fourth Street South of L Street

    • 1960
    • A 1960 photograph of the offices of Tom Furukawa, a realtor (1216B Fourth Street), and Dr. James J. Kubo, optometrist (1216A Fourth Street). The area was a part of the Japanese-American neighborhood before the construction of I-5 and redevelopment.
    • 328
    • 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
    • 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
    • Van Voorhies-Phinney Saddlers

    • 1960
    • This pre-redevelopment photograph, taken in 1960, shows the weathered façade, complete with horse busts, of the Van Voorhies-Phinney building at 322 through 324 J Street. The three-story building was constructed in 1882 to serve one of the premier...
    • 278
    • Aerial View of Sacramento, CA

    •  
    • In 1975, a federal study of the quality of life in American cities placed Sacramento near the top, using economic indicators as well as an evaluation of social, political, educational and environmental well-being. This occurred, in large part to a...
    • BBSAC036
    • Union Iron Works

    • 1960
    • This 1960 photograph shows the Union Iron Works at 1415 Front Street. The business was founded in 1860, but was purchased by its highest-profile owner, Otto F. Link, in 1940. The Auburn-native went to work for Union in 1925, eventually working...
    • 281
    • 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
    • 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

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