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Step Back to 1964

A new Modernism Week Fall Preview event celebrates a cul-de-sac of Krisel homes, plus vintage cars.

Lydia Kremer Modernism

Modernism Week is all about nostalgia, so it’s no surprise that one of its new counterpart events during Modernism Week Fall Preview in October aims to take its audience back to 1964. Newly expanded this year, Fall Preview offers four days of teaser events (Oct. 19-22) to whet the modernist appetite before the 11-day international architectural festival hits town in

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Modernism Week Fall Preview Adds Fourth Day

"Mini-Modernism Week" will feature more than 40 events, including tours, talks, and parties.

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Tickets are on sale online for Modernism Week’s Fall Preview, scheduled for Oct. 19-22, by visiting The Fall Preview has expanded into a four-day long “mini-Modernism Week” and will feature more than 40 events, including tours, talks, and parties in unique locations not regularly open to the public. It also includes the popular Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale

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S/Lab at The Architecture and Design Center, July 6, 2017

James Powers Social Scene

Envisioned as an annual summer program, Summer Lab, at the Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center, engages the public in topical issues related to architecture and design in the community. This summer, in collaboration with landscape architects Rios Clementi Hale Studios of Los Angeles, community participants presented ideas, concepts, storyboards, and other material related to the design of

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Green Acres

A new garden complex taking shape in Palm Springs will feature everything from swimming pools to a nursery, a learning center, and a café.

Lawrence Karol Home & Design, Real Estate

Architectural Blue, a Palm Springs-based company that builds and designs outdoor spaces, recently broke ground on an innovative new center that will be a one-stop shopping experience for backyard aficionados. Known as Garden, the complex will house new offices for Architectural Blue as well as a nursery, outdoor showcases, a café, and lots more. “When working with my clients over

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Thrill of the Old

A peek inside our romantic homes from the 1930s, and what to know before falling head over heels.

Lisa Marie Hart Real Estate

For those who have lived on the East Coast or explored the Old World’s nooks and crannies, California can feel a bit new-ish. “Antique shops” teem with relics we actually remember from our grandparents’ living room and flatware our mom laid on the kitchen table. You don’t have to be a Luddite to crave more past in your present. Trouble

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Nearly 100,000 Attend Modernism Week 2017

Modernism Show & Sale also enjoys attendance increase from last year.

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Attendance at February’s Modernism Week increased by 25 percent over a year ago with an estimated 97,000 attendees, according to event officials. Celebrating midcentury modern design, architecture, art, and culture in Palm Springs, the 11-day festival generated an estimated $35.5 million in revenue for area hotels, shops, restaurants, and other local businesses from Palm Springs to Indian Wells and beyond. In addition, $1.3 million of the


House of Tomorrow

Modernism Week tour helps raise funds to restore George Fred Keck’s design from the early 1930s.

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The Chicago connection is alive and well in Greater Palm Springs. A Modernism Week tour of two midcentury homes will help fundraise the restoration of the House of Tomorrow, which was designed by George Fred Keck and constructed for the 1933-34 Century of Progress World’s Fair in Chicago. The restoration is a partnership between the National Trust for Historic Preservation

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Fine Art Extraordinaire

The Chino Canyon Project reinvents staged architecture as an A-List contemporary art presentation.

Shana Dambrot Arts & Entertainment

Modernism Week in Palm Springs is known for the unmatched architecture and design of the region’s iconic aesthetic history, and its partnership with the Art Palm Springs infuses the proceedings with a dazzling contemporary sensibility. In this spirit, the innovative Chino Canyon Project combines these interests in a must-see destination home. In a breathtaking desert vista are set a pair

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Screen Saver

Taking inspiration from acclaimed modernists such as Le Corbusier and Mies van der Rohe, architect James Cioffi has designed a unique, custom home in the hills above Palm Springs.

Lawrence Karol Modernism, Real Estate

Local builders and architects face a conundrum that’s found in all warm weather climates: How to provide homeowners with relief from the sun while preserving an open, indoor/outdoor lifestyle. Screen House 1, designed by local architect James Cioffi, not only solves this problem, it does so in a decidedly, elegant manner. The home — the first in a planned series

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Ready for Their Close-up

Chino Canyon Project in Palm Springs brings modern architecture, design, and sustainability to light during Modernism Week.

Erin Peters Modernism, Real Estate

O’Donnell will speak about his ethos Feb. 26 in relation to his latest project, “O2 House,” which will make its public debut during Modernism Week starting Feb. 16. Located at the Desert Palisades Project in Chino Canyon, O’Donnell’s creation embodies how modern, sustainable homes located in challenging hillside conditions can create lasting mirco-ecologues, habitats, and sustainable water and energy balances.