Sunrise Park became home to some genuinely iconic homes from the 1950s to the 1970s during the Mid-Century Modern era. Today, Sunrise Park Palm Springs emphasizes preserving these homes, making them highly desirable. Who were the famous developers behind these houses? Keep reading to learn more.

Palm Springs Real Estate Market Watch

As of March 2024, the median sale price in Sunrise Park is around $1.0 million to $1.1 million. Real estate data changes frequently. Contact Geoffrey Moore for more details and to stay up to date.

Two Famous Mid-Mod Developers Making A Mark In Sunrise Park Palm Springs

1. Alexander Construction Company

The Alexander Construction Company greatly impacted Palm Springs in the middle of the 20th century. Founded by…

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Are you a fan of Spanish architecture? If you are, Palm Springs is one of the best cities to buy a home. The city is famous for its Spanish architecture. Along with older Spanish properties with classic designs, you also have newer Spanish homes in Palm Springs. There are also many Spanish home contractors in Palm Springs. Whether you want to build a new Spanish home or renovate an old one, these contractors have the expertise.

This post will cover the top contractors for Spanish homes in Palm Springs.

Palm Springs Real Estate Market Watch

As of October 2023, the median sale price of homes in Palm Springs was $621,466. However, price trends are always changing. Contact Geoffrey Moore for help buying and selling homes in the Palm Springs area.

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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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Palm Springs has a whole host of museums for history buffs and those who love learning while being entertained. Museums in Palm Springs are a great mix of this town’s rich cultural heritage in the area and its diverse artistic scene today. So, without further ado, here are a few museums waiting for you to explore in Palm Springs. 

Palm Springs Art Museum

Aptly located on Museum Drive in the Downtown Palm Springs area, the Palm Springs Art Museum has many permanent exhibits that change every few months, so there’s always something new to discover here. 

From paintings and sculptures to more abstract exhibitions such as glass, the Palm Springs Art Museum is a great way to spend the day appreciating everything it offers.

Since its…

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Mid-century modern architecture is so prevalent in Palm Springs that it’s become a defining feature of this lush oasis town, with more homes created in this spacious contemporary style than anywhere else.

To look at how this architectural style became so popular, let’s look at the many movements and influences behind it and why Palm Springs is the perfect place for homes built with these features.

Bauhaus and International Style Influences

Mid-century modern architecture receives its biggest influences from the Bauhaus and International styles. 

The Bauhaus movement is an avant-garde style from Germany that began in the early twentieth century with a heavy focus on abstraction, asymmetry, straight, geometric lines and open floor plans.

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Palm Springs Architects: The Masters of Mid-Century Modern Design - Part 3

This is Part 3 of our three-part series on the most influential architects in the history of Palm Springs Real Estate. Each one of these professionals brought their own style, as well as the styles of others, to bear on the area. Their architectural influence has made an indelible mark on Palm Springs and Coachella Valley real estate.  Please click on the links below to go straight to the architect you'd like to read about. Enjoy!

  • E. Stewart Williams: He's Everywhere
  • Donald Wexler: Steel & Glass
  • Albert Frey: The Desert Modernist

E. Stewart Williams: He’s Everywhere

E. Stewart Williams Palm Springs ArchitectBorn over a century ago, in 1909, architect E. Stewart Williams's work has helped shape modern…

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Palm Springs Architects: The Masters of Mid-Century Modern Design - Part 2

This is Part 2 of our three-part series on the most influential architects in the history of Palm Springs Real Estate. Each one of these professionals brought their own style, as well as the styles of others, to bear on the area. Their architectural influence has made an indelible mark on Palm Springs and Coachella Valley real estate.

Click on the links below to go straight to that section.

  • George & Bob Alexander: Building Palm Springs
  • John Lautner: Space Age Pads
  • Richard Neutra: An American Master

George and Bob Alexander: Building Palm Springs

George and Bob Alexander Palm Springs ArchitectsWhen prospective home buyers shop for property in Palm Springs – especially if they’re interested in something…

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Palm Springs Architects: The Masters of Mid-Century Modern Design - Part 1

Searching for a home in Palm Springs can be more than simply an exercise in looking at property; it's a master class in Mid-Century Modern architecture. The architects who designed many of the homes in Palm Springs were masters of their craft and helped to shape the mid-century modern movement. There are few places with such a concentration of well-preserved and restored examples of some of the most renowned architects of residential property from the middle of the last century.

Palm Springs grew at a time when suburban tract homes were going up all over Southern California. In contrast, while redevelopment and sprawl overwhelmed some mid-century neighborhoods in urban areas,…

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