The Heilbron House at Seventh and O streets was built in 1881 by German immigrant August Heilbron, who made his money in the cattle business. The state is planning to build a high-rise office tower on the site and is debating whether to demolish or move the historic mansion.
The Heilbron House at Seventh and O streets was built in 1881 by German immigrant August Heilbron, who made his money in the cattle business. The state is planning to build a high-rise office tower on the site and is debating whether to demolish or move the historic mansion. Randy Pench Sacramento Bee file
The Heilbron House at Seventh and O streets was built in 1881 by German immigrant August Heilbron, who made his money in the cattle business. The state is planning to build a high-rise office tower on the site and is debating whether to demolish or move the historic mansion. Randy Pench Sacramento Bee file
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Could historic downtown mansion be torn down or moved to make way for state offices?

January 15, 2017 02:38 PM

UPDATED January 16, 2017 06:20 AM

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