700 Block, North Side

On the north side of the 700 block is Saint Rose of Lima Park. The Park is a multi-use recreational area and public space. In the winter holiday season, there is frequently installed an ice skating rink. Adjacent to the Park are several buildings:

Address: 717 K Street, the Ochsner Building
Built: 1895
Stories: Five
Square Footage: 67,824
Last Recorded Sale: 09/17/2003
Owner: Sequoia Investments, Novato, California

Historical Significance: The five-story Oschner Building is one of downtown Sacramento’s few remaining office buildings from this early period. Named for John Oschner, a barrel manufacturer, the building housed the offices of doctors, dentists, and lawyers behind its many round and unusual canted bay windows on the upper floors. The restrained classical ornament is typical of this later phase of the Queen Anne style.

Current Use: Starbucks is on the ground floor. Other tenants include professional services such as law firms.

Address: 727 K Street
Built: 1915
Stories: 1
Square Footage: 5,600
Last Recorded Sale: 12/21/1971
Owner: Bing Kong Tong Sacramento Inc, Sacramento

Historical Significance: Unknown

Current Use: Storefront for several small shops