Male, born 06/08/1913, died 12/10/2007

Associated with the firms network

Beals and Macky, Architects; Beals, Bidwell and Macky, Architects

Professional History

Draftsman, Bakewell and Weihe, Architects, San Francisco, CA, 1934-1937; Designer, Hertzka and Knowles, Architects, San Francisco, CA, 1937-1938; Designer, Blanchard and Maher, Architects, San Francisco, CA, 1939-1948; Partner, Beals, Bidwell and Macky, Architects, Oakland, CA, 1949-1951; Partner, Beals and Macky, Architects, Oakland, CA, 1951-1952; Principal, Donald S. Macky, Architect, Oakland, CA, 1953- ; Chief Architect, Napa Valley College, Napa, CA, c. 1980-2000.


Coursework, California School of Fine Arts (CSFA), San Francisco, CA, 1930s; at CSFA, he studied with the noted sculptor, teacher and San Francisco tastemaker, Ralph Stackpole (1885-1973).


Donald Spencer Macky was the son of Spencer and Constance Macky, both artists. Needless to say, Donald was raised in a domestic environment sensitive to art.

sculptured gates at the Golden Gate International Exposition of 1939. Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940" Interview with the artist or his/her family; California Art Research, 20 volumes, vol. XV; Art Treasures of Treasure Island; Social Security Death Index (1940-2002)

SSN: 707-18-1527. Macky, like his teacher Ralph Stackpole and other established artists in San Francisco, belonged to the Bohemian Club, an elite social organization that put them in contact with the wealthy and powerful in the Bay Area.

Associated Locations

  • Oakland, CA (Architect's Office)
    1444 Webster Street
    Oakland, CA 94612

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PCAD id: 6086