Sacramento Modern Buildings & Capitol Mall Photos

Most new development of Sacramento have taken place in several blocks either side of Capitol Mall that runs from Old Sacramento up to the Capitol building. The area is served by transit malls & encompasses several heritage buildings. Within the area is the former City Plaza Park, now called César Chavez Square.

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Looking down Capitol Mall to Tower Bridge & One Capitol Mall. Sacramento, CA.One Capitol Mall. Sacramento, CA.Glass facade of West America Bank Building. Sacramento, CA.West America Bank Building. Sacramento, CA.
Looking down Capitol Mall to Tower Bridge & One Capitol Mall. Sacramento, CA.One Capitol Mall (1993). Sacramento, CA. Architect: Forrar William Architects.Glass facade of West America Bank Building. Sacramento, CA.West America Bank Building (1984) (18 floors) (300 Capitol Mall). Sacramento, CA. Architect: DMJM.
Zigzag facade of West America Bank Building. Sacramento, CA.Round surface of West America Bank Building. Sacramento, CA.Details of West America Bank Building. Sacramento, CA.West America Bank Building over Governor's Square Apartments. Sacramento, CA.
Zigzag facade of West America Bank Building. Sacramento, CA.Round surface of West America Bank Building. Sacramento, CA.Details of West America Bank Building. Sacramento, CA.West America Bank Building over Governor's Square Apartments (1970). Sacramento, CA.
Governor's Square Apartments. Sacramento, CA.Capitol Square over Governor's Square Apartments urban renewal project. Sacramento, CA.Wells Fargo Center & Capitol Square. Sacramento, CA.Capitol Square. Sacramento, CA.
Governor's Square Apartments (1970) (1500 4th St.). Sacramento, CA. Architect: Donald Sandy, Jr. & James A. Babcock.Capitol Square over Governor's Square Apartments urban renewal project. Sacramento, CA.Wells Fargo Center & Capitol Square. Sacramento, CA.Capitol Square (1992) (25 floors) (450 N St.). Sacramento, CA.
Wells Fargo Center. Sacramento, CA.Curved roofline of Wells Fargo Center. Sacramento, CA.EDD / Solar building with sloped face. Sacramento, CA.Plaza Five Fifty Five. Sacramento, CA.
Wells Fargo Center (1992) (30 floors) (400 Capitol Mall). Sacramento, CA. Architect: Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum.Curved roofline of Wells Fargo Center. Sacramento, CA.EDD / Solar building (751 N St.) with sloped face. Sacramento, CA.Plaza Five Fifty Five (1970) (16 floors) (555 Capitol Mal.). Sacramento, CA.
Entrance section of Plaza Five Fifty Five. Sacramento, CA.American River Bank building former IBM building. Sacramento, CA.Decorative tower marking Downtown Plaza Mall. Sacramento, CA.Westfield Downtown Plaza Mall entrance. Sacramento, CA.
Entrance section of Plaza Five Fifty Five. Sacramento, CA.American River Bank building (1964) (520 Capitol Mall) former IBM building. Sacramento, CA. Architect: Dreyfuss & Blackford.Decorative tower marking Downtown Plaza Mall. Sacramento, CA.Westfield Downtown Plaza Mall entrance (547 L St.). Sacramento, CA.
Sacramento Regional Transit streetcar. Sacramento, CA.Sacramento Regional Transit streetcar. Sacramento, CA.Sacramento Regional Transit streetcar. Sacramento, CA.Raised designs on decorated building at 717 K Street transit mall. Sacramento, CA.
Sacramento Regional Transit streetcar. Sacramento, CA.Sacramento Regional Transit streetcar. Sacramento, CA.Sacramento Regional Transit streetcar. Sacramento, CA.Raised designs on decorated building at 717 K Street transit mall. Sacramento, CA.
K Street transit mall with streetcar & Renaissance Tower. Sacramento, CA.Pyramid Alehouse. Sacramento, CA.Crest Theater. Sacramento, CA.1201 K Street Tower beyond Cathedral. Sacramento, CA.
K Street transit mall with streetcar & Renaissance Tower. Sacramento, CA.Pyramid Alehouse (1029 K St.). Sacramento, CA.Crest Theater (1912, new interior 1946) (1013 K St.). Sacramento, CA.1201 K Street Tower beyond Cathedral. Sacramento, CA.
1201 K Street Tower. Sacramento, CA.Towers of Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament beside 1201 K Street Tower. Sacramento, CA.Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament. Sacramento, CA.Capitol Place. Sacramento, CA.
1201 K Street Tower (1992) (18 floors). Sacramento, CA. Architect: Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum.Towers of Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament beside 1201 K Street Tower. Sacramento, CA.Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament (1886) (66 m / 218 ft) (1017 11th St.). Sacramento, CA. Style: Italian Renaissance. Capitol Place (1987) (13 floors) (915 L St.). Sacramento, CA.
Elks Club Building. Sacramento, CA.Sacramento Memorial Auditorium. Sacramento, CA.Brick side of Sacramento Memorial Auditorium. Sacramento, CA.Esquire Plaza. Sacramento, CA.
Elks Club Building (1925) (15 floors) (921 11th Street at J St.). Sacramento, CA.Sacramento Memorial Auditorium (1925-7) (16th & J Sts.). Sacramento, CA. Style: Italian Romanesque. On National Register.Brick side of Sacramento Memorial Auditorium. Sacramento, CA.Esquire Plaza (1999) (22 floors) (1215 K St.). Sacramento, CA. Architect: Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum.
Renaissance Tower. Sacramento, CA.Terraced facade of Renaissance Tower. Sacramento, CA.Mountain-like peak of Renaissance Tower. Sacramento, CA.Renaissance Tower & US Bank Plaza seen from Chavez Square. Sacramento, CA.
Renaissance Tower (1989) (28 floors) (801 K St.). Sacramento, CA. Architect: DMJM.Terraced facade of Renaissance Tower. Sacramento, CA.Mountain-like peak of Renaissance Tower. Sacramento, CA.Renaissance Tower & US Bank Plaza seen from Chavez Square. Sacramento, CA.
R.G. Matsui U.S. Courthouse & Federal Building. Sacramento, CA.Facade of U.S. Courthouse & Federal Building. Sacramento, CA.Various textures of U.S. Courthouse & Federal Building. Sacramento, CA.U.S. Courthouse & Federal Building. Sacramento, CA.
R.G. Matsui U.S. Courthouse & Federal Building (1999) (18 floors) (501 I St.). Sacramento, CA. Architect: HLM Design.Facade of U.S. Courthouse & Federal Building. Sacramento, CA.Various textures of U.S. Courthouse & Federal Building. Sacramento, CA.U.S. Courthouse & Federal Building. Sacramento, CA.
U.S. Courthouse & Federal Building. Sacramento, CA.Sacramento Commercial Bank building. Sacramento, CA.Sculpted horse outside Sacramento Commercial Bank building. Sacramento, CA.Southern Pacific Railroad Company's Sacramento Depot now Amtrak station. Sacramento, CA.
U.S. Courthouse & Federal Building. Sacramento, CA.Sacramento Commercial Bank building (525 J St.). Sacramento, CA.Sculpted horse outside Sacramento Commercial Bank building. Sacramento, CA.Southern Pacific Railroad Company's Sacramento Depot (1879) (5th & I Sts.) now Amtrak station. Sacramento, CA. Architect: Bliss & Faville. On National Register.
Southern Pacific Depot facade detail. Sacramento, CA.Chinatown in Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Chinatown in Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.California Fruit Building. Sacramento, CA.
Southern Pacific Depot facade detail. Sacramento, CA.Chinatown in Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.Chinatown in Sacramento. Sacramento, CA.California Fruit Building (1929) (10 floors) (1006 Fourth St.). Sacramento, CA.
Upper floor details of California Fruit Building. Sacramento, CA.


Upper floor details of California Fruit Building. Sacramento, CA.



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