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K Street, circa 1968

“If I could talk to the animals…” is how the song from “Doctor Dolittle” starts, and in this 1968 photo, it’s the feature playing at the Crest! It’s summertime on K Street and it’s a bustling place. Check out the

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Broadway and 16th, 1968

The venerable Tower Theatre, circa 1968. I’m reposting this as I have just noticed that there was an antique store in the space that now houses Tower Cafe. I wasn’t aware of that… assumed it had been Tower Drug/Records. Anyone

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More Nut Tree Memories!

Pop took the boys out for a day of fun in the 1950s!

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Jack’s Shoe Shop

I need some help on this one… it looks SO familiar, but I can’t quite place it. Mid-20’s between K and Capitol would be my guess…

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Corti Brothers on Folsom Blvd

This shot was mentioned in the SacTown Magazine article in the June/July issue. This is the corner of 32nd St and Folsom Blvd- the location of Corti Brothers back in the mid-late 60s!

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Vic’s Ice Cream, Land Park 1968

Did you see the Food Quiz in today’s Sacramento Bee? I learned a lot from Elaine Corn and Maryellen Burns culinary questions! And since Vic’s was featured in one of their questions, it seemed like a good time to scan

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El Chico sign

1968, 15th and Broadway. This is where 15th dead-ends into Broadway. Side of the Tower Theatre. Beautiful neon!

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Greatest Shots!

These are some of the favorite shots as chosen by our Facebook followers!

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