Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hospital Building
Evoking the old Spanish missions, a hospital years ahead of its time both medically and architecturally.
Perched on a prominent hillside in downtown Ventura, just two blocks east of City Hall, the Elizabeth Bard Memorial Hospital building is both an important Ventura landmark and an excellent example of the Mission Revival style.
In 1983, the building’s new owners undertook an extensive renovation that upgraded the building’s electrical and plumbing systems. They also incorporated a new addition that is compatible with the original building’s historic fabric. Today, the complex houses medical offices. The Conservancy holds an easement protecting the hospital building’s façade.