Palm Springs additional hotel

Andaz Hotel to be built in Palm Springs! Down town is finally going to look the way it is expected. Great 150 rooms + 17 suites. The ground floor to be retail and two pools and the “bungalows” with the gardens elevated. Now that is going to be stunning. I suppose that the Hyatt Hotels […]

Sun City Palm Desert – demographics

Sun City Palm Desert is divided in 15 Districts : yes sounds like a lot but if you consider over 4900 homes and almost 9000 home owners then we need 15 Districts to allow a good management. I live in District 8 and here are the results of the latest survey where  61% of the […]

Palm Springs on the map for fashion

After Tom Ford and Dior coming to present their collections on California West Coast, it is now for Louis Vuitton to come this time to Palm Springs and present its Resort Collection. This event is to take place May 6th. All we can say is that our season is now expanding in time length and […]

We see snow from Sun City Palm Desert

Designer Snow that is what we call the snow showing in this picture. Sun City Palm Desert Country Club gives us the opportunity to see the snow at the top of the mountains from a distance and with some perspective. We can see the whole range and its beauty. Just a couple of days of […]

Unique Homes opened during Modernism Week in Palm Springs

The Palm Springs Art Museum’s Architecture and Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion had its Grand opening in 2014, but this year it will have a second “grand Opening” February 12th 2015. Here is a picture of the interior of the Frey House which is not traditionally opened to the public but during the special “modernism […]

The Kaufman House in Palm Springs

A star on the walk of fame in Palm Springs is the least we should have done for Richard Neutra , born in Vienna in emigrated in the USA in 1923 and headed west to work under his idol Frank Llyod Wright in Los Angeles. His friend Edward J.Kaufman commissioned him to build a home […]

Condos also part of the Mid-Century homes in Palm Springs

Did you know that the delicious and so genuine mid-century condos complex in Palm Springs :  the historic Sandcliff community was first on the market in 1964 and as well advertise in Palm Springs Life magazine . It is on the tour of the Modernism Week . It is one of the few that did […]

Hotels too are part of the Palm Springs Modernism Tour

our post #5 in our series for the Modernism week in Palm Springs and still so much more!  Yes Palm Springs has quite a number of  “modernist” hotels – the ten tops built by architects such as William Cody for the Del Marcos, The Ace Hotel known for its “pool parties”, The Desert Star designed by […]

Palm Springs mid-century homes festival

10th Annual ! I remember the first in 2006, as a Realtor we were selling those “old homes” that need much attention for very affordable prices! The “week” was a Four Days Festival , but it grew and grew and look at us today: 10 days for this “Modernism Week”. This is an additional attraction […]

Mid Century Modern Architecture for Commercial buildings

Iconic buildings in Palm Springs, how lucky we are! not only private homes but the commercial buildings such as banks, institutions are still alive and “used”. This certainly explains why Palm Springs Real Estate is the highest in the Valley and still showing the largest increases for homes compared to the other Desert Cities. The […]