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Title
K Street, Sacramento Between 9th and 10th
Date Created and/or Issued
1957
Contributing Institution
Sacramento Public Library
Collection
Sacramento Room Postcards
Rights Information
This image may be protected by Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S.C.). Copyright restrictions applying to the reproduction and use of this image are available from the Sacramento Public Library.
Description
The view captured on this postcard is just what folks cruising or walking southwest down K Street at night in 1957 would encounter from the corner of 10th and K. Long-time resident business Walgreen Drug Co. at 930 K beams out from under the sign for the Hotel Land, located at 1106 10th Street. Heading downtown buildings still lit for business on the left include Leed’s Shoes at 922, Grayson’s at 918, Capital Clothing at 916 and Don Burton Shoes at 914 K Street. The vertical sign and marquee for the Fox Senator Theatre at 912 K dominate the street’s signage with bold color lights advertising “Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter” starring Jayne Mansfield in Cinemascope. Still visible beyond the Fox is a continuation of the K Street Clothiers including Montgomery Ward & Co. at 830, S.H. Kress and Co. at 818 and Zukor’s Women’s Clothing at 812 K Street. Across broad K Street signage for Green-Heyden Co. Inc. Shoes stands out and is flanked by the stop light at 10th Street. Some of these buildings are part of a project implemented in the summer of 2013 by the Downtown Partnership and Sacramento Public Library to identify and offer historical images and information on K Street structures still standing.
Type
Image
Format
3.5 x 5.5 in.
Identifier
BBSAC380
http://cdm15248.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15248coll2/id/1525
Subject
Signage
Drugstores
Motion Picture Theaters
Street Scenes
Business Enterprises
Hotels and Motels
Clothing Stores
Shoe Stores and Cobblers

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