Rangers' Club

Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California

Historic ranger residence

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Rangers Club front

Photo taken by Eric Polk

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Description 

This structure is representative of the commitment of Stephen T. Mather, first Director of the National Park Service, to an architectural aesthetic appropriate for the National Park lands. He personally funded this structure, which became the design standard for building in the National Park System through World War II. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, May 28, 1987

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 28, 1987
Reference number
87001414
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Rustic chalet
Areas of significance
Conservation; Architecture
Levels of significance
National; Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Institutional housing
Current functions
Institutional housing; Park
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant year
1920

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