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Rupert Office Building : 1955

513 Broadway, Sacramento, CA

LIKELY UNBUILT

Hat tip to GS & CCD!

Louis Rouppet was the proprietor of Quick Lunch Restaurant and owner of 513 Broadway.
Likely mis-spelling of Rouppet to Rupert. Mr. Rouppert passed away in 1957 and the Carter Sparks designed building seems to have not been built. - via GS

Notes:
Sim's Diner @ 513 Broadway
CURTIS HOLE IN THE WALL @ 513 Broadway as well
Owner : Jim Gouveia (2012)

"Quick Lunch, The rest" circa 1959 (via Sacramento City Directory 1959)
"Quick Lunch rest, Rear vacant" circa 1956 (via Sacramento City Directory 1956)
-- Rear Vacant? Perhaps it was an Office Building with 1 office and a restaurant?

From GS : Community Development Department, Microfilm Reel 28, Frames 20-23: "Rupert Office Building" Sparks and Thaden, "Carter Sparks, architect" 12 Oct '55

Sim's Diner ca. 2009

Photo by Stephanie Taylor http://taylortellingstories.blogspot.com/2009/01/psychogeography-1-broadway-from.html

Sim's Diner

Photo from Yelp by Candace Y circa 2009

Quick Lunch sign

photo via Michael Dunlavey dunlaveystudio.com

Sim's Diner Interior ca. 2009

Photo by Stephanie Taylor
http://taylortellingstories.blogspot.com/2009/01/psychogeography-1-broadway-from.html