Mountain Brook Club
The Mountain Brook Club is a private country club founded in 1930. It is partially encircled by Old Leeds Road at the eastern end of Overbrook Road and Cherokee Road. The club's entrance is at 19 Beechwood Road.
The clubhouse, designed by Aymar Embury II of New York, New York in collaboration with Miller & Martin. It was built in a Colonial Revival style with a pale-green paint finish and slate roofing. The ballroom is adorned with murals painted by Anna Girault Farrar Goldsborough (a great grand-niece of Jefferson Davis). The clubhouse opened to members on April 30, 1930.
The club's landscape design was created by William Kessler with civil engineering by J. H. Glander. The 18-hole Bermuda grass golf course was designed by Donald J. Ross and Associates of Pinehurst, North Carolina. It measures 6,473 yards from the longest tees and plays to a 71 par.
- "Mountain Brook Club to Open April 30" (January 1930) Jemison Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 1, p. 8 - via Birmingham Public Library Digital Collections
- "Southern Hospitality Expressed in The Mountain Brook Country Club at Birmingham Alabama" (1931) Interior Decoration
- Mountain Brook Club website