Michael Zwahlen

Michael Zwahlen writes the blog Living in Urban Sac.

Web Site: http://livinginurbansac.blogspot.com/

The Former Downtown Plaza

Oct 13, 2014

Panoramic photo from L Street at the former Downtown Plaza 10-12-2014 At an amazing pace, the Downtown Plaza is all but torn down. You can now easily see buildings on J Street while standing on L Street where the mall use to be. Please click on the...

700 K Project to Move Ahead

Oct 8, 2014

Last night the Sacramento City Council approved a pair of unanimous votes on the financing plan that would allow the 700 K project to move ahead. As stated in the SacramentoBusiness Journal, D&S Development and CFY Development, have said with some financing approvals for tax credits and bond allocations expected in December, construction on the project of apartments...

Future Sacramento County Courthouse

Oct 3, 2014

After nearly a two year pause, the Sacramento courthouse proposal planned for the railyards at the corner of where H Street meets Sixths Street appears to be moving forward again. This week, the State of California bought 2.4 acres for $10 million. Ac...

Downtown Plaza Demolition

Sep 24, 2014

Downtown Plaza Demolition In a matter of 54 days, the corner of L and 5th Streets has been leveled and it looks as if prep work for the new arenas foundation have begun. That orange square in the lower left of the photo looks as if a tow...

20,000-seat Stadium Plan

Sep 18, 2014

Sacramento Republic's proposed MLS stadium Sacramento’s soccer franchise, Republic FC, announced plans yesterday to build a 20,000-seat stadium in the city’s downtown railyard.  And how would it be paid for? Questions remain over how the stad...

12th Street Underpass Artwork

Sep 16, 2014

Today the Sacramento City Council will consider approval of artworks depicted in the images above for placement on the east and west side of 12th Street underpass between North B and C Streets. The fabrication and installatio...

Downtown Plaza Demolition

Aug 29, 2014

 They are wasting no time tearing through walls of Downtown Plaza. Please click on panoramic photos to enlarge. Downtown Plaza Demolition panoramic photo 8-29-2014 Downtown Plaza Demolition 8-29-2014 Downtown Plaza Demolition 8-29-2014 ...

Whole Foods Market Proposal

Aug 14, 2014

Proposed Whole Foods Market at 2001 L Street Whole Foods Markets has proposed a mixed-use project on L Street in midtown. The project is not expected to break ground in 2016. The project includes 40,000-square-foot Whole Foods store on the ground ...

Arena Cam

Aug 12, 2014

This arena cam has a great view of demolition at the Downtown Plaza. Downey Brand Arena Cam link.

Downtown Plaza Demolition

Aug 1, 2014

Downtown Plaza, Sacramento, CA This morning about 60 Turner Construction workers gathered at Downtown Plaza to officially start demolition work making way for a new arena. As reported by the Sacramento Business Journal, relatively little work...

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