Sacramento now has a ‘Little Italy’ historic district. Here’s where

Sep 26, 2021 774

BY: Theresa Clift

Sacramento officially has a “Little Italy.” The new historic district is in an East Sacramento neighborhood, bound by 48th and 59th streets, and J Street and Folsom Boulevard. The area includes several Italian-owned businesses, including Corti Brothers grocery store, Allora Italian restaurant, Talini’s Nursery, Mattone Ristorante, Frank’s Automotive, and Nicoletti, Culjis & Herberger Funeral Home.

It also includes St. Mary Parish and the East Portal Bocce Club. “Italian roots run deep in the history of the city of Sacramento, right from the Gold Rush days forward,” said City Councilman Jeff Harris, who represents the area, during Tuesday’s council meeting. Signs could go up soon, Harris said.

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