Harding Way (Formerly North Street)



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From around 1923, when the very first shopping district outside of downtown Stockton. Stockton's Miracle Mile grew from a few homes and fields assisted in the commercial development of Harding Way from the 500 Block west with Segarini's Market and east to Waterloo Road. Photos on this page are a blend of old and new. 

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Harding Way East from Center Street
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Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge1423 N. Center and Harding - McDonalds / Former Shell Station 
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge5 E. Harding Way - Paul Weston Home (1958)- Known at one time as 'The White Queen of Stockton,' Built in 1906 for Charles J. Hurrle, Stockton Glass Works manager. Sold in 1915 to Mrs. J. D. McDougald who bought it for her daughter, Carolyn Weston and son-in-law, Paul Weston, a local farmer and the second chairman of the Stockton port commission.
Click to Enlarge ></a>16 E. Harding - Richfield Station.
one island, one service bay/ Lots of changes, Look at those old signal lights and white street signs. And everyone knows Atlantic acquired Richfield and the company was renamed ARCO  
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<td colspan= 30 Delta Optical / S&S Pet Food (1958)

34 East Harding - State Farm (1958)/Sierra TV Repair / Du Bois Dry Cleaners

Click to Enlarge38 East Harding - De Bono's Drive Inn Restaurant (1940) 
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge45 E. Harding Way - Texaco / Sammy Chevron Service / Van & Bob's Chevron / Today a Taco Bell - Taco Bell Website - also a 1501 N. El Dorado St. Address 
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to EnlargeHarding & El Dorado - Left photo - Former Hillman Mansion - 1891/1902 - known as the Hillman/Rindge house and was at the southwest corner of North Street, (now Harding Way), and El Dorado Street - Right Photo - The way it looks today.
El Dorado Intersects
Click to EnlargeSE corner Harding and El Dorado (El Dorado Address)Autozone / Former Regal Station 
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130-132 E. Harding Way - Betty Hackett Dance Studio

135 E. Harding Way - Helen's Guest Home
Click to Enlarge140 E. Harding Way - Gongs / Minnie's - Hop Louie brought the tiki wave to Stockton. His first venture into tiki was opening up the restaurant “Minnie’s” in Stockton in 1952. The restaurant was named after his wife, Minnie Woo. In 1954 In the late 1950’s, the Stockton branch of Minnie’s was sold to Gong Lee and his wife, Yuen Toy and renamed Gong Lee’s. The restaurant is still there, although now known as “Gongs” and no longer provides any trace of the hawaiiana décor
Hunter Intersects
205 E. Harding Way - Bour's Park Service Station (1931)

220 E. Harding Way - H&R Block / Former Aucutt & Associates

Click to Enlarge240 E. Harding Way - Krien's Bakery / Jeff Webb Baker (1942) - Demolished - today a parking lot - Ken Piper 
Click to Enlarge248 E. Harding Way - Former Blue and White Fountain in the 1950s 
405 E. Harding Way - Walter Schmitz Nursery - 1950
Click to Enlarge425 E. Harding Way - NCR Corporation  
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Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge445 E. Harding Way - Isabella's Flowers 
Click to EnlargeHarding Way & 1501 N. California - Toralai Realty / Former Gene's Donut Shop / Don Webb Realtor at  (1957) 
California Intersects
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Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge502 E. Harding Way - National Guard Armory (Demolished) - Photo courtesy of Ron Chapman.  
Click to EnlargeNE Corner of California and Harding
509 - Packard Bell Co. / Coast Cigarette Vending (1950)
1506 N. California - Former Abbey Rents
511 E. Harding - Stockton Floral/JA Parquett Florist (50)
525 E. Harding - Hospital Rental Equip / Central Plumbing
527 E. Harding Way - E.E. Farley - 1950
529 E. Harding - Heastons Business/Frank's Barber Shop
535 E. Harding Way - Tinney's Alteration Shop
- All Demolished for St. Joseph's Dignity Health
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge540 E. Harding Way - City Fire Department - Engine Company No. 9 
Click to Enlarge541 E. Harding - Pottery Studio / Former OK Flower Shop / Former Norman Weinstein Decorating 
Click to Enlarge551 E. Harding - Alverson's Custom Upholstery / Former Delta Veterinary Hospital / Ken Brown Photography Studio 
559 E. Harding Way - State Farm Insurance / Stockton Bronze Foundry (1931)

561 E. Harding Way - Termite Control Company

Click to Enlarge563 E. Harding - Home Oxygen Company / Termite Control / Art Floral Shop 
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge565 E. Harding - Art Floral Shoppe / OK Flower Shoppe / OK Monument (1950) 
La Folette / Cemetery Lane Intersects
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge 1605 Cemetery Lane, Corner of Harding Way - Stockton OK Monuments 
Palm Avenue Intersects
Click to Enlarge805 E. Harding Way - A1 Exterminators / Former Tom DeVol Air Conditioning 
Click to Enlarge813 E. Harding Way - Van Guard Press 
Click to Enlarge821 E. Harding Way 
903 E. Harding Way - B&H Transmission / Hoffman Gas Station

907 E. Harding Way - Paul's Trailer Rental

Click to Enlarge911 E. Harding Way - Stockton Marine - Photo by Kevin 
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Click to Enlarge925 E. Harding Way - Former Newby's Drive Inn (1935)
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Harding Way and 1502 Palm Ave. - Center - Lincoln Car Wash - Risso Electric - Left - Stockton Box Fire - Marshall Ave 
Click to Enlarge Click to EnlargeAmerican Moulding Sign - Palm & Marshall 
Click to Enlarge Click to EnlargeHarding Way Underpass 
1005 E. Harding Way - Chinchillo Brothers Fruit Shippers
Union Intersects
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1103 E. Harding Way - Giannini Grocery - Today a vacant lot

Click to Enlarge1107 E. Harding Way - Western Gemstones  
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge 1112 E. Harding Way1112 E. Harding Way - Eggiman's Hydralic Shop / Former Eggiman's Garage & Eggiman's Texaco 
Click to Enlarge1119 E. Harding Way - Residence 
1132 E. Harding Way - Cinderella Beauty Salon
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge1133 E. Harding Way - Al's Barber Shop and 1137 E. Harding - Former Bill's Music Store 
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge1137 E. Harding Way - Former Bill's Music Sales 
1138 E. Harding Way - Residence
Click to Enlarge 1209 E. Harding Way - Residence 
Click to Enlarge 1215 E. Harding Way - Residence 
1217 E. Harding Way - Residence
Pilgrim Intersects
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1212 E. Harding Way - The Outlet / Veterans Outlet / Sprouse Reitz
1222 E. Harding Way - H & R Block - Today, part of The Outlet
1224 E. Harding Way - Johnny Fandrich Barber, part of The Outlet
1226 E. Harding Way - Carmen-Genes Mexican Food / Today part of The Outlet
1230 E. Harding Way - Blacks Grocery (1950)/ Gus Super Market / Today part of The Outlet

Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge1225 E. Harding Way - Gospel of Peace Assembly / Oromax Party Store / Graves Pharmacy (December 1940)- The left two photos are from Jim Graves - These photos are from December, 1940 when Graves Pharmacy was across the street from the Harding/Ophir Street as we knew it
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge1235 E. Harding Way - Flowers By Bro Papadopoulos /  Former Oromax - We Buy Gold / Butch Young / Healey Gas Station / Booker's Signal Service  Squeeze Inn (1935) 
1236 E. Harding Way - Homer Noss Women's Clothes

1242 E. Harding Way - Ruby's Cafe

Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge1246 E. Harding Way - Quality Auto Repair and A-1 Glass / Former Bob & Van's Chevron / Former Graves Pharmacy (1958) 
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge1246 E. Harding Way - Former Graves Pharmacy (1958) - Left photo by Ron Chapman 
Airport Way / West Lane Intersects
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Click here for West Lane which begins at Harding Way
Click to EnlargeCorner of west Lane - Donuts To Go - 1506 West Lane - If the Donut on top of the building looks familiar, that's because it came from Mel Frances Rollin Doughnut at 901 N. Wilson Way 
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Click to Enlarge1301 E. Harding Way - Discount Grocery and Liquor / Former China Garden Smorgy Restaurant / Former Dick's Drive Inn
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge1302 E. Harding Way - McCrary's Hardware / Cooper's Donuts (1958) / Bachelor Books / Today: Secrets 
Click to Enlarge1312 E. Harding Way - Harding Way - Cali Nails
1314 E. Harding Way - Former Dip Ice Cream 
Click to Enlarge1316 E. Harding Way - Former Port Realty
1318 - Pohle Insurance Agency (1957) 
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge 1319-1323 E. Harding Way - Assistance league Thrift Shop / Former Swan Food Market / Redwood Super Market / Wardrobe Cleaners Flowers Stockton - Lodi Fast Freight / the building was Redwood Color at one time and it also had a wood shake roof - It looked much better back then 
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge 1322 E. Harding Way - African Carribean Mini Market / Former Chopstick
1325 E. Harding Way - Ritz Liquor Store (1959)
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge1326 E. Harding Way - Royal Baker / Former Valley Marine  
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge1328 E. Harding Way - Rani Sahiba Indian Botique / Former Cost Less Smoke / Former Henry's Cocktail Lounge  
1331 E. Harding Way - Simson Variety
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge1346 E. Harding Way - The Ballonery / Former Graves Drugs / Graves Pharmacy  
Sierra Nevada Intersects
Click to Enlarge1403 - Under Construction (1959)
1405 E. Harding Way - Launderland / Former Four Seasons Wash / A&A Market / W.J. Cannon Grocer (1931)
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge1414 E. Harding Way - Tire & Wheel Pros / Former Quick Stop Market 
Click to Enlarge1420 E. Harding Way - Sound Image / Also former Von Housen Auto Parts. Closed in 1988 / Former Sunshine Ready to Finish Furniture / Delta Paint  
Click to Enlarge1421 E. Harding Way - Payday Loans / Former Pets & Supplies / Frank's Pizza Parlor  
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge1440 E. Harding Way - O'Reilly Auto Parts / Former Frank's Flying A / Garabaldi Flying A  
Click to Enlarge1445 E. Harding Way - Demolished for new KFC  
1449 E. Harding Way - Former Shell Gas Station / Union Oil station (1931)
Wilson Way Intersects
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Click to EnlargeHarding and 1250 N. Wilson Way - Thrifty Gas (1976) / Former Standard Gas Station  
1511 E. Harding Way - Machado Pumps / Northgrave Grocer (1942) / Demolished to expand the station with Wilson Way Address
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge1519 E. Harding Way - Alva Peterman branch office of Travailles real estate 
School Street Intersects
Click to Enlarge1600 Block of East Harding Way looking West. Nov 23, 2013 
Click to Enlarge Click to EnlargeClick to Enlarge1601 E. Harding Way - Lottie  Grunsky School - Lottie Grunsky Elementary School is at 1550 School St. today
Click to Enlarge1604 E. Harding Way - Dixon & Platek Druggist Sundries (58) 
Click to Enlarge1610 E. Harding Way - Former Leight's Home Maintance (76) / Glen Shellcross Tile Contractor 
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge 1632 E. Harding Way - US Department of Agriculture (1960)/ Former Adams Sporting Goods
1634 E. Harding Way - Art King Real Estate (60) 
Funston Intersects
Click to Enlarge1702 E. Harding Way - God's Throne Baptist Church / Former First Pentecostal Church (59) 
Click to Enlarge1802 E. Harding Way - Former Randy's Four Wheel Drive Auto Parts 
Click to Enlarge1812 E. Harding Way - Former Clayton's Auto Glass / Stockton Motorcycle Center 
Click to Enlarge 1872 E. Harding Way -  
Click to Enlarge1902 E. Harding Way - Eggleston's & Young TV Repair / Eggleston's Radio / Al Smith Typewriter 
1912 E. Harding Way - Parnell Tool Rental (1957)
Click to Enlarge1922 E. Harding Way -  
1915 E. Harding Way - Former Electra Communications

2021 E. Harding Way - Former Medical Transport

2037 E. Harding Way - Hank & Tony's

2037 E. Harding Way - L.P. Performance Auto Repair

Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge2029-2039 E. Harding Way - Creative Research Management - Unilever, Best Foods / Former Manny's Restaurant / Former Manny's Drive Inn (1976)Sno White Drive In (2039) - Left Photo by Floyd Perry Jr
Click to Enlarge2040 E. Harding Way - Harding Way Liquors - Simply Hair Former Appliance Center / Former Builder's Supply Company /  
Harding Way terminates at Waterloo Rd.
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West Harding Way from 00 Center Street
Click to EnlargeWest Harding and Center looking West 
Click to Enlarge3 W. Harding Way - Modern Realty (57) / D. Long Gas Station (50)/ LE Hunter Gas Station (43)(Representative Photo) 
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Harding & Center - McDonalds / Former Shell Station
4 W. Harding Way - Former Harding Way Drive Inn Market - Opened by Massamiliano Orsi in 1932
6 W. Harding Way - Former Newby's Southern Kitchen (1931)
10 W. Harding Way - Former Knox Seed

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Click to Enlarge15 W. Harding Way On the corner of Center St - Walgreens - Also a Center Street Address (former Safeway - Today a Walgreens Drug Store)- Before that it was a Shell Station / Photos at left courtesy of Ron Chapman, next to left, Floyd Perry Jr. First Safeway listing (1958)
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28 W. Harding Way - Hi Fashion Tailoring - Demolished
30 W. Harding Way - Check N Go - Demolished January 2014

Click to Enlarge42 W. Harding Way - Insurance
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge45 W. Harding Way - JJ March Liquors / LM McGahn Grocery (1940)
47 W. Harding - March's Market Jenny Wren Sandwiches / Edwards Service Station (1931) 
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge46 W. Harding Way - Farmer's Insurance
48 W. Harding Way - Cannon Dry Cleaning Company 
Commerce Intersects
Click to Enlarge Click to EnlargeHarding and Commerce looking West - Left photo by Ron Chapman 
Click to Enlarge100 Block W. Harding Way just east of Pacific Avenue - The Cedar tree on the left is at the El Dorado School  
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge101 W. Harding Way - Mac Farlanes Candies / Ruhl's Bakery (Fancy Donuts) - 103 W. Harding Way, Duck Nook Restaurant (Rathgeb's Ice Cream), 111 W Harding Way Discount Cigarettes (Stockton North Branch Public Library) 101 W Harding Way - Jackson Hewitt Tax Services
103 W. Harding Way, Duck Nook Restaurant & Catering -  (Rathgeb's Ice Cream), Mac Farlane's Candies

105 W. Harding Way - China Closet Gifts

Click to Enlarge111 W. Harding Way - S&S pet Shop / Stockton North Branch Public Library 
Click to Enlarge111 -113 West Harding Way - Former S&S pet Shop / Former Stockton North Branch Public Library, Former Harding Way Newsstand / Former Siever's Hardware 
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge115 W. Harding Way - Harding Way News Stand- Right photo by Floyd Perry Jr. 
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge117 W. Harding Way - former Inland Paint 
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge120 W. Harding Way - Susy’s Mexican Restaurant - Suzy's Mexican Food Website / Former Happy Steak / Toppers - left photos - SPD Archives 
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge127 W. Harding Way - Former Grider Electrical 
130 W. Harding - Valley Art Gallery (1976) - Eccles Refrigeration (1959)
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge133 W Harding Way - Pacific Audio / Former Muffler Shop 
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge140 W Harding Way - Former Bradbury Shell/Enco/Yellow Submarine Sub Shop Today a Vacant Lot - Right photo - Ron Chapman
Click to EnlargeHarding and Pacific looking East - photo by Ron Chapman 
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Madison / Pacific Intersects
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge200 W. Harding Way - Property Management Experts / Former Seagale Travel / Former Charles Travel 
Click to Enlarge202 W. Harding Way - Chevron Service / Standard Station (1942) 200 W Harding - Segale Travel Service / Today - Property Management Experts 
Click to Enlarge216 W. Harding Way - Amber Lantern Antiques / Former Hunger Drugs (1942) - The four businesses are 216, 218, 220, 234 West Harding Way - See Photos below 
Click to Enlarge216 W. Harding Way - Former Amber Lantern Antiques / Hunger Drugs (1942) 
Click to Enlarge218 W. Harding Way - Affair With Hair / Emily's Beauty Salon  
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge218-220 W. Harding Way - Potted Plants / Hiser Meats / R.M. Storrs Grocery / Fred Pennini Grocery (1940) 
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge234 W. Harding Way. Treasure Trove Antiques - True to its name, Treasure Trove Antiques holds many fascinating discoveries for antique lovers. Our showroom, located in the central part of Stockton, California, features over 3200 square feet of antiques and collectibles. Take a look at the featured items in the showroom, including clothing/accessories, purses, toys, furniture, china, glassware, architectural items, and clocks. / Marshal Dunlap Civil Engineer
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge244 W. Harding Way - Fast Mart / Quick Stop #28 / Former Seaside Service. there were a few Seaside stations around Stockton. It seems that Associated bought up there stock (Representative photo)
Monmroe Street Intersects
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge302-304 W. Harding Way - Canvas Tattoo / Former Time Oil Station. I remember a few stations around town. but there's not much to be found about this company. A few clocks and glasses on ebay / B.B. Service Station (1931  / Former Prudential Insurance  
310 W. Harding Way - Violet Cash Grocery (1931)
Click to Enlarge340 W. Harding Way - Stockton Mattress Company
348 W. Harding Way - Hess DuBois Cleaners (Hess Deluxe Company)1931(demolished) 
Van Buren Street Intersects
Click to Enlarge401 W. Harding Way - Side of El Dorado Elementary School / Location of Former United Cleaners 
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge404 W. Harding Way - Communications Workers of America 
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge424 W. Harding Way - Throne of Deliverance Christian Ministries 
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge440 W. Harding Way - J&S Flowers / Former Coles Texaco 
Lincoln Street Intersects
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512 W. Harding Way - Former Medical Building - Now Zapata Funeral Home
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503 W. Harding Way - Superior Printers / Ruhl's Bakery / Muzio Bakery
Harding Way & Lincoln St. / Washburn Tax Service & Real Estate 505 W. Harding - Former Hi & Bye / Segarini's Market - Top right and bottom Left photos by Floyd Perry Jr. middle and top left photos by Ron Chapman - Left photos Mar 22, 2014, Right photo, June 18, 2014 - Construction going on for new Family Dollar Store.

Click to Enlarge533 W. Harding Way - Diamonds Beauty Salon / Former Orchid Beauty Salon 
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge535 W. Harding Way - Taste of Texas / Former location of Merit Janitorial Supply 
Click to Enlarge537 W. Harding Way - New Hi & Bye Market / Former Fresno Beauty Supply 
Click to Enlarge543 W. Harding Way - World Nails / Former T.A. Ross Collections / California Western State Life 
Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge615 W. Harding Way - Iglesa Ni Cristo Church of Christ / Former Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 
645 W. Harding Way - Paper's Pharmacy - Medical Dental Offices

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The commercial /retail portion of Harding Way terminates at Harrison St.

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