Outdoor Art Club

1 W. Blithedale Ave., Mill Valley, California


Street View 


"The Outdoor Art Club was designed in 1904 by Bernard Maybeck, internationally known American architect. Particularly notable for its unusual roof truss system, the building exemplifies Maybeck's creative use of natural materials. The Club, founded in 1902 by 35 Mill Valley women, is dedicated to preserving the area's natural environment." - California Historic Landmark No.922

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 16, 1978
Reference number
Architectural styles
American Movement: Bungalow/Craftsman; Other architectural type; Arts and Crafts
Areas of significance
Other; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Civic; Forest
Current functions
Civic; Forest
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1904; 1923
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 1
Contributing structures: 1

Update Log 

  • March 26, 2019: Updated by Richard Doody: Added historical info
  • December 28, 2016: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger