#0913 Lou Henry Hoover House


#0913 Lou Henry Hoover House

Site information:

623 Mirada Rd, Palo Alto

37.417700, -122.169019

Plaque information:

State plaque located 100 ft S of intersection of Cabrillo and Santa Ynez Aves, Stanford University


Plaque text:

Lou Henry Hoover House

This 1919 residence of a developing international style of architecture embodies Mrs. Herbert Hoover’s innovative architectural concepts. It was executed by architects A. B. Clark, Charles Davis, and Birge Clark, and was maintained as the Hoover family home. It was here in 1928 that Hoover received news of his election as President of the United States. Upon Mrs. Hoover’s death, the house was given to Stanford University.

Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Stanford Historical Society and Stanford University May 18, 1978

Registered 10/14/1977