Sacramento, California: Rainbow Poles

72 rainbow painted poles advertised a paint store.
16th St., Sacramento, CA
Corner of 16th and Q Streets.
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Rainbow poles.

Rainbow Poles

It's a fun little spot to stop across from a park. Memorial Day weekend there is usually the Chalk It Up festival nearby, and kids can climb up and play in a little multicolored bamboo-like forest.

[Bart, 07/19/2014]

Colored Poles.

Rainbow Poles

For at least 40 years these 72 rainbow painted poles have graced this Sacramento corner. The original installation was created by a paint store that used them as a means to advertise the wide variety of colors available within.

Since that time the property has changed hands several times and is currently the home of a blood bank. But fortunately this local landmark endures.

[Phil Pasquini, 09/17/2010]

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