Structure Type: built works - dwellings - houses

Designers: Wurster, Bernardi and Emmons (WBE), Architects (firm); Theodore C. Bernardi (architect); Donn Emmons (architect); William Wilson Wurster (architect)

Dates: constructed 1952-1953

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1807 West Lincoln Road
Stockton, CA 95207

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Wurster, Bernardi and Emmons designed two residence for Nelson T. and Marguerite Nowell, this main residence in Stockton, CA, and another weekend house in Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA (1946-1947). The Nowell House in Stockton had the WBE job #5221, meaning it was the 21st commission to enter the office in 1952. The firm also produced a garage for this Stockton house, carrying the job # 5301.

Building History

Nelson T. Nowell was the Superintendent of the Thornton Cannery Company in Stockton from at least 1945 into the 1960s and lived in the house from 1953 until at least 1964.

Building Notes

The Nowell House in Stockton, CA, won an Award of Merit from the American Institute of Architects in 1956; the firm of Wurster Bernardi and Emmons won two awards in this competition, the other for partner Theodore Bernardi's own house in Sausalito, CA, (1951). William W. Wurster (1895-1973) designed this residence for a well-to-do family in Stockton, CA, the architect's hometown.

PCAD id: 17963