The Walnut Street School, also known as the Rhoda Maxwell School, is located on a one-half block lot in a Woodland residential neighborhood. The school was constructed between 1914 and 1915 in the Mission Revival style. The Walnut Street School was designed by master architect William H. Weeks. Weeks is well recognized for his school building architecture, and designed hundreds of schools throughout California. In Woodland, Weeks designed several buildings including the Woodland High School, Woodland Hotel, the Bank of Yolo and the Woodland Courthouse. He tended to follow architectural trends, and designed several buildings in the Mission Revival-style in the early part of the twentieth century. His work displays a thorough understanding of the period-revival design elements, such as that represented by the Walnut Street School. More than twenty of his buildings have already been listed on the National Register. The property was listed at the local level of significance under Criterion C as the work of a master architect.

Registration Date: 3/20/2006

City: Woodland
County: Yolo

175 Walnut St.

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