Category: Vintage design

Land Park photo shoot, 1964

Travel back to the 1960 today, in Sacramento’s venerable Land Park neighborhood. Looks like Pops got himself a brand new movie camera… let’s just hope he got a handle on how to use it!

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Capitol Park, 1972

Looking West towards the Capitol, at 16th Street.

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Introducing our Tumblr blogs!

Vintage Sacramento invites you to visit our little brothers over on tumblr. We serve up great pics of Sacramento miscellany on our Vintage Sacramento tumblr blog. When we find old newspapers and vintage ads, this will be the place to

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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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Shepard Garden Arts Center

  I just love the composition of this display! From the 1965 Spring Bonsai Show.

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1966 Camellia Show

According to┬áThe Sacramento Bee, it is “thought to be the nation’s oldest such event.” These pictures date back to the 1966 Camellia Festival. Look at all the preparation going into their parade entry, but don’t overlook helpful Gertrude’s fur- such

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Jingle Jingle Jingle!

While Vacaville isn’t officially in the “Vintage Sacramento” jurisdiction, who would deny Nut Tree’s importance in our local history! Well, this shot is the first of a series we’ll be posting, to get everyone in the holiday mood!   This

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Sacramento News and Review likes us!

Thanks to SNR for including us in their list of Sacramento’s best!

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Hungry for more?

As we sift through stacks of slides in search of Sacramento-specific sights, we’ve found a whole bunch of great images from around the world. Now, we’re sharing them on Tumblr. Click on over and follow us there to see more

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