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Experience the retro bliss and rich cultural heritage of Hollywood’s favorite hideaway. From architectural tours to celebrity homes to mid-century modern masterpieces…we celebrate desert modernism year-round in Palm Springs.  

Touring spectacular homes in Palm Springs - Part 2

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence July 31, 2016

A few weeks ago we took a look at some fabulous homes in Palm Springs that can be easily seen on a self-guided driving or cycling tour (click here to read).

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A peek inside Cary Grant's former Palm Springs home

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence July 18, 2016

He was one of the legends of Hollywood; Actor Cary Grant was a hugely popular marquee draw in the 1950’s and 60’s.  It’s not surprising then, that his Palm Springs home recently sold for millions.  

Carey Kitchen

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A peek inside the Bob & Dolores Hope estate

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence June 06, 2016

Sometimes you find the most amazing things when you’re just surfing the ‘net. I stumbled on the listing for one of the most iconic homes in Palm Springs; the former home of Bob and Dolores Hope.  It’s the domed dwelling that sits up on a hill overlooking southeast Palm Springs.  I’ve often wondered what it looks like inside, and thanks to the listing I now know… and so do you!

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Touring spectacular homes in Palm Springs - Part 1

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence May 30, 2016

RSZPalm Springs is an architecture lover’s dream.  There are many beautiful and important homes that are amazing structurally, plus there’s plenty of houses owned by Hollywood celebrities scattered throughout the city too.  

They’re easy to see; you can take a self-guided driving (or cycling) tour of them on your own, or get an expert guide.

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Stay small! The intimate hotels of Palm Springs

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence April 18, 2016

While big hotels can offer lots of amenities, sometimes a smaller, quieter hotel is the right choice for a special getaway.

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All about Modernism

  • Posted By: Erin Lawrence March 28, 2016

Palm Springs is known as a modernist architectural mecca.  But what exactly is Modernism, and why is it such a draw?
Butterfly Roof






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Palm Springs Modernism Week Premier Bus Tour a Delight

  • Posted By: Kathy Condon October 27, 2015

Double Decker
When you see a Double Decker bus touring around Palm Springs, it is a sure sign Modernism Week is happening or about to be launched. The popularity of this event has grown so festivities have expanded beyond one week in February. This event, which provides an in-depth look at architecture from the 1930’s through 1960’s started 11 years ago and attracted 55,000 people last year during the 12 days.

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LGBT Resort Hybrid of Lux Hotel and Mod Vacation-Ownership Condos:

  • Posted By: Matt Link July 12, 2015

Palm Springs’s LGBT visitors are typically overwhelmed with our impressive smorgasbord of nearly 25 gay or lesbian resorts. (At last count, that’s the largest number of LGBT accommodations concentrated in any one place in the U.S.!) 


To help you laser in on which of our great gay/lesbian resorts and guesthouses suits you best, we present this in-depth property profile: 


LGBT Resort:

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Mod-Shop ’Til You Drop: Sunny Dunes Vintage Row

  • Posted By: Matt Link June 11, 2015

It’s official: When it comes to Modern design, Palm Springs is one of The Most Stylish Cities in America


That’s according to, the nation’s largest online-only retailer for home decor and furnishings. Based on their per capita statistics for Modern-style furnishings sales, Palm Springs easily beat out every other stylish U.S. city - including Beverly Hills and Miami. 


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Mod-Shop ’Til You Drop: Downtown

  • Posted By: Matt Link May 19, 2015

It’s official: When it comes to Modern design, Palm Springs is one of The Most Stylish Cities in America


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