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Architect Peter Sala designed the Classical Neo-Georgian style house for Wong K. Gew in 1921. Gew arrived in Stockton via New York in 1910. He was a partner in the Lincoln Hotel and owner of the Tong King Company and other Stockton gambling establishments. Gew was known for breaking down cultural and racial barriers, including hiring a Caucasian architect to design his home, as well as the fact that he was a well-respected Chinese businessman who had money and owned a car. The house was designated a Stockton landmark in 1973 (No. 15) and listed in the National Register of Historic Resources in 1978.

Located at 345 West Clay Street in Stockton, California. Please do not use this image in any media without my permission. © All rights reserved.


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  • Taken: Mar 20, 2021
  • Uploaded: Mar 23, 2021
  • Updated: Aug 29, 2021