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Make Your Day Trip a Mission

Make Your Day Trip a Mission By Françoise Rhodes of Traveling With Françoise and Artifacts and Arts Across America  California has 21 missions, and on my list of things to do is visit each and every one of them. A

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Powerfully Famous People Who Made Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley Their Home!

Palm Springs Historical Society, located on the Village Green, at 221 S. Palm Canyon Drive, swings open its doors for the new season on Friday, September 1, 2017. Story by Renee Brown/Palm Springs Historical Society for CoachellaValley.com As summer wraps

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Stunning full-scale, furnished replica of architect Paul Rudolph’s iconic 1952 Walker Guest House coming to Palm Springs!

A stunning full-scale, furnished replica of architect Paul Rudolph’s iconic 1952 Walker Guest House will soon greet visitors in downtown Palm Springs! The house is being relocated and reconstructed by PS ModCom, and is on loan from the Sarasota Architectural

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Modernist masterpiece Edris House, sells for $3 million

PALM SPRINGS, CA – A well known modernist house in the desert has sold for $3 million dollars. The Edris House, designed by architect E. Stewart Williams in the early 1950’s, raked in more than $1000 per square foot. J.R.

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Million Dollar Listing Palm Springs – Iconic Rancho Mirage Home Featured in Country Home Magazine, on Market for 1.49M

Iconic Rancho Mirage Home Featured in Country Home Magazine, on Market for 1.49M Enjoy this fully customized French Desert inspired estate! Built for NFL running back Jim Krieg and his wife, renovated by renowned interior designer Don Brady dressed in

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Valley Vibe – DHS to be home to the largest Mid-Century residential development

Valley Vibe  – DHS to be home to the largest Mid-Century residential development By John-Paul Valdez DHS looks to be the location for the largest single Mid-Century design,  new home development ever announced in the valley.  Vista Palms will be

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Indio’s, Riverside County Law Building, Earns Environmental Design Honor

This is the Coachella Valley’s first facility to receive the highest-level award from the U.S. Green Building Council. by CoachellaValley.com The Indio Law Building was recognized for its environmentally conscious design, and is Riverside County’s first facility to receive the platinum-level

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Hyatt’s Andaz Palm Springs to open in 2016

Andaz Palm Springs to open in 2016 Andaz Palm Springs will bring to life the brand’s mission of creating inspiring, indigenous experiences and immersing guests into the destination’s local culture. The 150-room luxury lifestyle hotel will be located in the

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Coachella Valley Daytrippen, six unique and artistic homes on tour, Morongo Basin

Amazing home tour will be held on Feb 15, 2015 from 12 noon to 5 pm The 11th Annual Parade of Homes is right around the corner!! This amazing home tour will be held on Feb 15, 2015 from 12

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El Mirador Hotel – A Coachella Valley Landmark

The Evolution of the El Mirador Hotel into the Desert Regional Medical Center Cattle baron Prescott Thresher Stevens believed in the future of the Palm Springs area. First relocating to Hollywood from Colorado with his wife Frances in 1912, he later

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Modernism Week Celebrating 10 years in Palm Springs!

Modernism Week Celebrates Ten Years in Palm Springs Exciting Keynote Speaker & Central Headquarter Location Signify New Era for Annual Festival   Modernism Week’s signature February festival will take place February 12-22, 2015, celebrating ten years of events highlighting midcentury modern design, architecture, art, fashion

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Coachella Valley’s Modernism Fall Weekend Preview

The Coachella Valley Team was out and about for the final day of the Modernism Week fall preview. What a beautiful hot day for some retro activities! We started out at the vintage yard sale. Vendors lined up with everything from

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Modernism Fall Preview in full swing

Modernism Fall preview in full swing The Coachella Valley Team has quite the busy afternoon with so many wonderful events happening in and around Palm Springs. With Modernism Fall preview in full swing our first stop was the Wexler/Harrison Development

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The Palm Springs Modern Committee Annual Preservation Awards Celebrating 12 Years!

The Palm Springs Modern Committee Annual Preservation Awards Celebrating 12 Years! PS ModCom is excited to announce the popular Annual Preservation Awards Luncheon has grown to become, for the first time, an evening cocktail reception and dinner event. On Saturday,

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