Mountain Brook Club

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Mountain Brook Club in 1931

The Mountain Brook Club is a private country club founded in 1929. It is patially 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 with landscaping by William Kessler, 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 club's 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.

References

  • "Southern Hospitality Expressed in The Mountain Brook Country Club at Birmingham Alabama" (1931) Interior Decoration

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