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Palm Springs Architecture

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. Unleashing their endless font of creative freedom, these leading architects gave Modernism a new voice with each and every freshly-designed Palm Springs home.

Discover the many architectural homes for sale in Palm Springs below or continue reading about the famous architects of Palm Springs below.

Discover the Architectural Homes of Palm Springs

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285 W Via Lola, Palm Springs, CA - $3,495,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 7 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 5,284 SQFT
  • 58 DOM
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This Opulent And Remarkable Estate, Formerly Owned By Jack Warner And Known As Villa Aujourd'hui, Was Once A Hollywood Haven For Film Stars And Artists Such As Elvis Presley And The Surrealist Salvador Dali. Enjoy Dramatic Mountain Views, Expansiv...

1350 Ladera Cir, Palm Springs, CA - $3,200,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,000 SQFT
  • 22 DOM
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Known Worldwide As Look Magazine's "house Of Tomorrow" And Designed By William Krisel, This Avant-garde And Futuristic Residence Was Constructed By Bob Alexander Of The Alexander Construction Company In 1960 As His Personal Residence. Also Dubbed ...

1011 W Cielo Dr, Palm Springs, CA - $2,695,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,217 SQFT
  • 127 DOM
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Exquisitely Blending Historical Importance And Timeless Design The"alexander House" (namesake Dr. Franz Alexander) Is Truly An Extraordinary Property. Created In 1956 By Walter S. White Who Worked With Frank Lloyd Wright, Albert Frey And Rudolf Sc...

Palm Springs Real Estate - MLS # 19432884PS, Residential real estate for Sale in VISTA LAS PALMAS, MLS Listings # 19432884PS OPEN HOUSE

670 N Rose Ave, Palm Springs, CA - $2,600,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 3,757 SQFT
  • 14 DOM
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Remarkable Redesign Of A Mid Century Estate In Vista Las Palmas. This 5 Bedroom & 6 Bathroom Home Was Built By George Alexander In 1958. The Timelessness Of The Mid Century Architecture With Tongue And Groove Ceilings & Original Rock Fireplace Int...

MLS #19427332PS for Sale at 423 W Merito Pl, in the city of Palm Springs, 92262

423 W Merito Pl, Palm Springs, CA - $1,995,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,887 SQFT
  • 10 DOM
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An Iconic Mid-century Modern Architectural Estate Designed By Richard Harrison Of Wexler/harrison, This Property Is Perfectly Sited To The South And Located In Old Las Palmas. Three Floating Architectural Pottery Planters And Fiberglass Privacy Sc...

Palm Springs Homes for Sale in the neighborhood of VISTA LAS PALMAS in the Zipcode of 92262

707 W Regal Dr, Palm Springs, CA - $1,895,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,250 SQFT
  • 120 DOM
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The Latest Project From Thomboy Epitomizes The Sunlight Washed Palm Springs Mid-century Modern Experience. Sited With South Facing Back Yard In Vista Las Palmas And Offering Panoramic South And West Views Of The Mountains, This Renovation Touched ...

877 N Avenida Palos Verdes, Palm Springs, CA - $1,655,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,594 SQFT
  • 50 DOM
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Situated In The Movie Colony Neighborhood And Originally Built For Hollywood Actors George Montgomery And Dinah Shore In 1952, This California Ranch Home Has Been Respectfully Restored And Updated. Walls Of Glass Overlook The Very Private Lot, G...

1254 N Vista Vespero, Palm Springs, CA - $1,599,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,021 SQFT
  • 15 DOM
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Spacious And Sophisticated, This Contemporary Four Bedroom, Four Bath Home In Vista Las Palmas Offers The Best In Desert Entertaining. Upon Entry One Is Greeted With An Open Floor Plan With Multiple Living Areas, Some With High Volume Ceilings And...

2766 E Livmor Ave, in the city of Palm Springs Real Estate in CA by SUNMOR

2766 E Livmor Ave, Palm Springs, CA - $1,279,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,665 SQFT
  • 37 DOM
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Mid-century, Palm Springs Compound "alexander" Home In Historic Sunmor Neighborhood. Built By The Alexander Company In 1958 & Designed By Palmer & Krisel A.i.a., Responsible For Building Much Of The Mid-century Housing Stock In Palm Springs. The H...

Residential for Sale by 1042 E Apache Rd in the Palm Springs, located in the neighborhood of TWIN PALMS

1042 E Apache Rd, Palm Springs, CA - $1,195,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,055 SQFT
  • 52 DOM
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Here Is One Of The Finest Restorations Of Classic Post And Beam Palmer And Krisel Architecture In The Iconic Twin Palms Neighborhood. To The Street, Krisel's Long Gable Design Presents A Rugged Fa~ade Of Carefully Masoned Desert Stone, While At T...

18398842PS, Residential, 2425 N Tuscan Rd, Palm Springs, CA, CHINO CANYON, 92262 OPEN HOUSE

2425 N Tuscan Rd, Palm Springs, CA - $1,179,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,472 SQFT
  • 127 DOM
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Hillside Desert Nature Among Boulders And Sweeping Valley Views Set The Tone For Indoor/outdoor Living In A Totally Re-invented Private Mid-century Post And Beam Gem. Relax In The Custom Sparkling Pool And Spa With Shooting Fountains, A Dock Deck ...

18395820PS, Residential, 632 S Camino Real, Palm Springs, CA, WARM SANDS, 92264 OPEN HOUSE

632 S Camino Real, Palm Springs, CA - $1,095,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,176 SQFT
  • 135 DOM
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Three Addresses, 3 Units One Apn, Let Your Tenants Pay Your Mortgage. Mid-century Updated During 2017/2018 From Roof To Floor. Be Prepared To Be Dazzled When You Walk In To An Open Floor Plan Of The Kitchen, Dining Area And Living Room With Lots O...

 

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Midcentury Modern Homes in Palm Springs

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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