Historic Adobe Building

The Historic Adobe Building, located at 157 Moffett Boulevard, is conveniently located just outside of Downtown Mountain View.  The Historic Adobe Building can be recognized by its rustic charm and Spanish accents, but with a modern touch.

Highlights of the Historic Adobe Building include:

  • Great Room that can accommodate up to 100 people for indoor dining.
  • Adjacent outdoor patio and lawn area with decorative fountain.
  • Wi-Fi and built-in sound system with wireless microphone and drop down video screen.
  • Tables and chairs available and included with rentals.  This facility also includes 100 white, outdoor lawn chairs that can be used in the patio/lawn area.
  • Easy access to Downtown Mountain View and Transit Center.

There are 100 chairs, (10) -60 inch round tables, (10) -8 foot long banquet tables and (4) -3 foot card tables available. There is an in-house audio system with a 5-disc CD changer & microphones, a full kitchen and a 5-burner outdoor BBQ in the garden area. 100 white folding chairs are available for outside use on the patio/lawn. 


Rental Information

Reservations must be made at least 10 business days prior to your event. All social gathering require a security deposit and janitorial fee, as well as insurance. Insurance may be purchased from the City of Mountain View or you may choose to add the City of Mountain View to your personal or organization’s insurance. Specific insurance requirements by the City’s Risk Manager must be met.

To view Facility Availability, please visit our Online Registration Website and click on "Facility Details/Availability". Select the Historic Adobe Building to view availability. Please note, although the facility may appear to be available, please confirm with Reservations staff.

To reserve the Historic Adobe Building, please complete the Rental Application for Social Gatherings or Rental Application for Meetings and Classes and submit to:

City of Mountain View Recreation Division
Attention: Facility Reservations
P.O. Box 7540
Mountain View, CA 94039-7540
Phone: (650) 903-6407
Fax: (650) 963-3016
E-mail: recreservations@mountainview.gov

The City of Mountain View has an approved vendor list for vendors that already have their insurance on file with the City. Please review the Approved Vendor List for vendor options for your meeting, class or social gathering.

For more information, schedule a tour, or to make a reservation, call (650) 903-6407 or email recreservations@mountainview.gov.

Fee Schedule

Off-peak Hours: Monday through Wednesday, all day
Peak Hours: Thursday through Sunday, all day

Fees are as of July 1, 2018 

**Nonprofit – *Nonprofit organizations whose service area includes Mountain View or is a Mountain View-based community group. All rentals are subject to a security deposit, janitorial fees, and a certificate of insurance.
**Fundraising – Must be conducted by a Mountain View-based nonprofit organization and meet specific criteria. All fundraising events require a security deposit, janitorial fees, a certificate of insurance, and paperwork showing nonprofit status.

Non-Profit/Community Group Reservations

Reservations are accepted starting on the first business day of November (for January-March use), February (for April-June use), May (for July-September use), and August (for October-December use). Applicants arriving in-person, on the first day reservations are accepted, will be given priority.  There will be a lottery system the morning of for applicants who arrive in person. The lottery system will ensure equal opportunities for those wishing to reserve space. All rental policies outlined in City Council Policy H5 apply.  

  • Lottery signups will take place between 8:00 a.m.-8:15 a.m. on the first day reservations are accepted at The View Teen Center located at 263 Escuela Avenue. 
  • The lottery drawing will be done promptly at 8:15 a.m. There is no need to arrive earlier than 8:00 a.m. to sign up for the lottery. 
  • Those present for the lottery will receive first priority, followed by applications submitted via email, dropped off, or faxed in the order they are received.
  • Rental fees are due in full at time of reservation.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation made six (6) months or more prior to the date of the event, will receive a refund of the deposit, minus a $10.00 processing fee.
  • Cancellation made less than six (6) months, but no later than three (3) months, prior to the date of  the event will receive a refund of the deposit, minus 10% of the total rental fee, minus a $10.00 processing fee.
  • Cancellation made less than three (3) months, but no later than one (1) month, prior to the date of the event, will receive a refund of the deposit, minus a 25% of t he total rental fee, minus a $10.00 processing fee.
  • Cancellation made less than one (1) month prior to the date of the event, will receive a refund of the deposit, minus 50% of the total rental fee, minus a $10.00 processing fee.

Payments made with a credit or debit card, will be refunded back onto the card used for payment. Cash and check refunds will be done via a City check that will be mailed to the address on file.