Palm Springs Architectural Homes

It's no secret that Palm Springs has a wonderfully vast array of mid-century modern homes peppered throughout the community. In fact, Palm Springs has long been a go-to place for those desiring architectural delights from famous Palm Springs architects. Since the 1920s and 1930s, visionary architects in Palm Springs have been inspiring a new design aesthetic, which is known as Desert Modernism. [Read more...]

Discover the Architectural Homes of Palm Springs

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911 Juarez Avenue, Palm Springs

$10,800,000

911 Juarez Avenue, Palm Springs

5 Beds 7 Baths 8,000 SqFt Fee Land MLS® # 219100563PS

Louise Hampton Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

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660 Vereda Sur, Palm Springs

$7,690,000

660 Vereda Sur, Palm Springs

4 Beds 6 Baths 7,000 SqFt Fee Land MLS® # 24384251

Ttk Represents Compass

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425 Via Las Palmas, Palm Springs

$6,750,000

425 Via Las Palmas, Palm Springs

4 Beds 6 Baths 4,967 SqFt Fee Land MLS® # 219108293PS

Scott Timberlake Realty Trust

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2381 Vista Palizada Drive, Palm Springs

$6,600,000

2381 Vista Palizada Drive, Palm Springs

4 Beds 5 Baths 4,009 SqFt Fee Land MLS® # 219106803DA

William Morgner Equity Union

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863 Avenida Palos Verdes, Palm Springs

$6,450,000

↓ $300,000

863 Avenida Palos Verdes, Palm Springs

4 Beds 5 Baths 4,230 SqFt Fee Land MLS® # 219109736PS

Nelson - Moe Group Compass

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460 Vereda Norte, Palm Springs

$6,345,000

460 Vereda Norte, Palm Springs

7 Beds 7 Baths 7,149 SqFt Fee Land MLS® # 24380304

Matthew Coffer Compass

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380 Camino Alturas, Palm Springs

$5,499,000

380 Camino Alturas, Palm Springs

6 Beds 6 Baths 5,136 SqFt Fee Land MLS® # PW24104090

Joshua Silva HLS REALTY

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698 Las Palmas Estates Drive, Palm Springs

$5,495,000

698 Las Palmas Estates Drive, Palm Springs

5 Beds 6 Baths 3,743 SqFt Fee Land MLS® # 219109468PS

Scott Lyle Compass

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500 Stevens Road, Palm Springs

$5,295,000

500 Stevens Road, Palm Springs

5 Beds 7 Baths 6,375 SqFt Fee Land MLS® # 24381861

Matthew Coffer Compass

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500 Crescent Drive, Palm Springs

$5,250,000

↓ $745,000

500 Crescent Drive, Palm Springs

4 Beds 6 Baths 5,450 SqFt Fee Land MLS® # 219108203DA

Gregg Fletcher Compass

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555 Stevens Road, Palm Springs

$5,250,000

555 Stevens Road, Palm Springs

4 Beds 4 Baths 4,272 SqFt Fee Land MLS® # 24364503

James Gault Compass

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466 Camino Sur, Palm Springs

$4,995,000

466 Camino Sur, Palm Springs

4 Beds 3 Baths 4,368 SqFt Fee Land MLS® # OC24103592

Danielle Parker Coldwell Banker Realty

 

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Midcentury Modern Homes in Palm Springs

Unleashing their endless font of creative freedom, these leading architects gave Modernism a new voice with each and every freshly-designed Palm Springs home. Built by celebrated Californian architects like John Lautner, Albert Frey, and Richard Neutra, many of the mid-century modern homes for sale in Palm Springs were designed in response to the bright and arid climate of the Coachella Valley and enjoy the shade that is cast by the looming and awe-inspiring shaded verandahs.

The custom-designed homes of Palm Springs are almost as famous as the people who have resided or have been guests, in them. Homes, such as the Elrod House, were featured heavily in films such as the stylish spy classic, James Bond—Diamonds Are Forever. It’s little wonder why, considering the home’s most prominent feature, a conical, sun-shaped roof that towers over the main living area.

Homes by Richard Neutra

The famous Bauhaus architect was born and educated in Europe and is most well-known for the dramatic juxtaposition between his glass and steel structures and the rugged landscape of the Californian desert. The properties built by this world-class designer are now being preserved and restored by The Neutra Practice. Some of his most famous homes in Palm Springs include:

The Kauffman Desert House

Grace Lewis Miller’s House

Homes by Albert Frey

Prior to moving to the United States and becoming a resident of Palm Springs, Albert Frey lived in Switzerland and worked for Cubist pioneer, Le Corbusier. It was Frey’s designs that kick-started the Desert Modernist movement, many of which had a simplistic and modern ambiance to their design. Some of Albert Frey’s most famous homes and buildings in Palm Springs include:

Tramway Valley Station

Frey House II

Palm Springs Visitor’s Center

Homes by John Lautner

Born in Michigan, Lautner cut his teeth working with the great American architect, Frank Lloyd Wright for six years prior to going out on his own and creating his own firm in LA. Best known for incorporating natural elements into his homes, John Lautner built homes for many starlets. Some of his most famous include:

The Arthur Elrod House

The Bob and Delores Hope House

Homes by Lloyd Wright

The son of the architect who brought Fallingwater to life, Lloyd Wright originally trained in landscape design under the Olmsted brother and went on to design the Oasis Hotel, which is an eye-catching Art Deco building that features a distinctive 40-foot tower.

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