Palm Springs may be known for its amazing golf courses and tropical weather, but it's even better known for its mid-century modern architecture. 

The city is brimming with these beautiful mid-century modern homes, which gives the area an aesthetically pleasing, unique style..

You know you're looking at a mid-century modern home if it's built with three prominent characteristics, the first being minimalism.

These homes have sleek lines and simple designs that prioritize functionality over everything else. Nothing about the architecture of these homes is superfluous.

The next characteristic is an emphasis on nature. And what better place to bring nature into the home than in Palm Springs? Most of these homes have large floor-to-ceiling windows…

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While Palm Springs may be more popularly known for its mid century modern homes, it's also got a wealth of homes built in beautiful Spanish architecture as well. Also known by a multitude of other names such as Spanish Colonial, Mediterranean, Spanish Eclectic and Mission Revival, these homes can be identified by their eye towards a blend of adobe architectural designs from Mexican Indigenous populations as well as American Colonial designs. 

Spanish Architecture homes can be distinguished by red terra cotta roofs, white stucco walls, decorative iron workings, exposed wooden beams and arched doorways. 

In this article, we'll be taking a look at four Palm Springs neighborhoods that have some of the finest examples of Spanish Architecture homes in…

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With around 30,000 properties with Mid-Century Modern architecture in the Greater Palm Springs area, there's no surprise that this oasis town is known unofficially as the Modernist capital of the world. 

To commemorate this rich history, Palm Springs celebrates Modernism Week, a festival that features over three hundred events, such as tours of the architecture in the town, golf tournaments, car shows and more. 

Starting next Thursday, February 17 and going until Sunday, February 27, this annual festival draws in crowds from all over the world interested in the history and architecture of this beautiful city.

Things To Do During Modernism Week

To help you get the most out of Modernism Week, we've come up with a list of the hottest events you…

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Calling all art lovers! Next weekend sees the arrival of Intersect Palm Springs, an annual exhibition which combines curated collections of modern and contemporary art in a series of exhibitions beginning next Friday, February 10 and running for three days until Sunday, February 13.

This year sees the tenth anniversary of the festival ever since its inception in 2012, then called Art Palm Springs. Located in the Palm Springs Exhibition Center in Downtown Palm Springs and featuring multiple exhibitions, curated spaces, talks and other events, Intersect Palm Springs allows residents and tourists to enjoy. 

This Year's Curated Spaces

Intersect Palm Springs features two main curated spaces this year, Good Vibrations and ZZYZX Redux. With a theme of…

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