Overhead Water Tank – Sacramento CA

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Description

‘[This] is one of…the largest reinforced concrete elevated water tanks ever constructed. Each one has a capacity of 3,000,000 gallons and both are in the city of Sacramento.’ (total cost: $703,554)

The tank pictured here is located at the location above, and the other is West of 33rd st between J and L streets. In a postmodern turn, the structure now hosts many cellular antennas.

Project Details

Federal Cost Local Cost Total Cost Project #'s
703554

Source notes

Short, C. W. and R. Stanley-Brown (1939) Public Buildings: Architecture Under the Public Works Administration, 1933 to 1939. United States Government Printing Office: Washington, DC.

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Location Info


3230 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95816

Coordinates: 38.571388, -121.463710

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