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The first images have emerged of a six-story apartment building planned for Sacramento’s downtown railyard, likely the first major housing project to be built in the massive oasis. The project would be built close to the site of a planned 20,000-seat Major League Soccer stadium. Drawings courtesy BAR architects, LDK Ventures, Katerra Video produced by David Caraccio
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