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Beers Books to be demolished, apartments built in its place

THE SITUATION IS NOW, BUT CREWS SAY THE RIVER IS MOVING FAST. A CLASSIC SACRAMENTO BOOKSTORE WILL SOON BE DEMOLISHED TO MAKE WAY FOR A SEVEN-STORY APARTMENT. BEERS BOOKS IS LOCATED NEAR S STREETS AND INSIDE MIDTOWN. KCRA’S ERIN HEFT SHOWS US WHAT’S UP FOR THE BELOVED FRONT FACE. [PHONE RINGING] >>>> BEER BOOKS. >> I’VE JUST ALWAYS LIKED BOOKS. JOURNALIST: COMING HERE AS A CHILD, NOW IT’S HER LIFE >> THERE ARE A LOT OF THINGS TO FIND EVEN IF YOU’RE NOT LOOKING FOR THEM. JOURNALIST: ‘BEER BOOKS’ IS A BASE FOR BOOKSELLERS LIKE SABRINA WHITE AND FOR COUNTLESS SACRAMENTS. >> BIG MONEY WHO’S BEEN HERE SINCE A KID, I MOVED, I’M BACK NOW I’M BRINGING HER HERE. ,JOURNALIST: A TRADITION IN THE CITY THAT STRAINS GENERATIONS. >> THIS WAS THE ONLY PLACE I COME HERE WITH MY MOM, MY BROTHER, NOW MY CHILD. >> A LITTLE HISTORY — THE SAGA OF BEERS BOOKS BEGAN IN SACRAMENTO 86 YEARS AGO AND ON THIS SECTION OF STREET SINCE 2003. THAT THIS SITE WAS DESTINED TO BE DEMOLISHED, AND BUILDING AND RETAIL SPACE TO BE DEMOLISHED. THE NEW BUILDING IS ONE OF THREE UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN SACRAMENTO BY A VANCOUVER AREA DEVELOPER, ANTHEM PROPERTIES. ANTHEM TELLS US THE NEW LOCATIONS ARE CALLED “MAKER,” “ENVOY” AND “905 S STREET.” COLLECTIVELY, THE BUILDERS ESTIMATE THE PROPERTIES CREATE 430 NEW APARTMENTS IN THE CITY. IT’S GOOD BECAUSE THE ROOF IS COMING AND THAT’S FANTASTIC, AND VERY NECESSARY BUT IT’S SAD THAT IT’S AT THE COST OF COMMUNITY CONNECTION >> JOURNALIST: THAT THIS IS NOT THE END OF BEERS. INSTEAD. >>, IT’S THE REPRODUCTION. >> BEER HAS SUCH A GREAT HISTORY IN SACRAMENTO, I THINK IF YOU’RE A REAL BOOKMAN, YOU KNOW BEER, THEN YOU’LL FIND IT. [LAUGHS] JOURNALIST: THE CLOSING OF A CHAPTER, YES, BUT THE BEGINNING OF THE NEXT ONE, AS IT IS RIGHT HERE ON R STREET THAT THE BEER BOOKS WILL CARRY ON HIS LEGACY. IN MIDTOWN, ERIN HEFT, KCRA 3 NEWS. BRITTANY: IT’S AMAZING

Sacramento classic ‘Beers Books’ to be demolished for high-rise apartment complex

A British Columbian developer, Anthem Properties, has proposed a 140-unit apartment building


A beloved Sacramento classic bookstore, Beers Books, is slated to be demolished and replaced by a seven-story luxury apartment complex. A British Columbia developer, Anthem Properties, has proposed a 140-unit apartment building at 905 S. St., on the same site where Beers Books has stood since 2003. here and I can’t believe they’re tearing it down, that’s so sad, it’s so sad for me,” said Peri Champoux, a mother shopping at Beers Books holding her baby, Felicity. It’s good. because the housing is coming and that’s fantastic, and it’s much needed, but it’s sad that it’s costing a community staple,” Champoux said. The new building that will take the place of the Beers Books site is the third huge Anthem Properties’ apartment complex set to open in Sacramento. The estimated completion date for the new complex is 2024.” Beers has such a long history in Sacramento, I think if you’re a real book lover, you know beer, so you’re going to find it,” said regular Beers Books shopper Rick Duran. Beers Books has been in business for over 86 years and has been in its current location for decades. After demolition it will move to 712 R Street.

A beloved Sacramento classic bookstore, Beers Books, is slated to be demolished and replaced by a seven-story luxury apartment complex.


A British Columbia developer, Anthem Properties, has proposed a 140-unit apartment building at 905 S St., on the same site where Beers Books has been since 2003.

“I grew up coming here since I was a kid, I’ve moved and come back, now I’m bringing her here and I can’t believe they’re tearing it down, that’s so sad, that’s so sad for me,” Peri Champoux said. a mother shopping at Beers Books holding her baby, Felicity;

“It’s good because housing is coming and that’s fantastic, and much needed, but it’s sad that it’s costing a community staple,” Champoux said.

The new building that will replace the Beers Books location is Anthem Properties’ third massive apartment complex to open in Sacramento.

The estimated completion date of the new complex is 2024.

“Beers has such a long history in Sacramento, I think if you’re a real book lover, you know beer, so you’re going to find it,” said regular Beers Books shopper Rick Duran.

Beers Books has been in business for over 86 years and has been in its current location for decades. After demolition it will move to 712 R Street.

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