The architectural design legacy of Palm Springs is a great feature of this small town. If you are interested in and enjoy looking at nice architecture plan a trip to Palm Springs. Palm Springs, California is a short drive from Los Angeles. This small town has a rich architectural design heritage. A lot of famous and wealthy people spent winters here and they hired the best architects to come up with new and elaborate house designs. Most famous landmarks and buildings with great architecture are in the older part of town that stretches between mountains on one side and Palm Canyon Drive on the other.
Architectural design legacy of Palm springs includes historic buildings created by such famous as Albert Frey, Neutra, Kaptur, Williams, and others. Locations and descriptions can be found at Palm Springs Preservation Foundation. When you enter Palm Springs from I-10 take exit to 111. This road will become the N Palm Canyon Drive and the first building will be Visitors Center designed by Albert Frey. Further along this street, there will be other historic architectural landmarks – Pacific Building, Francis Stevens School.
Architect Richard Neutra designed Kaufmann’s house in a modern style using lots of steel and glass. Only some of the buildings can be seen from the street as this house is a private residence. Elvis Presley estate is within walking distance as well. Our Lady of Solitude Catholic church is just a block away at Alejo road. There are many more architectural marvels in the area which can be seen from distance. Former Bob Hope residence is dominating the landscape from the top of the hill is one most noticeable from many streets in Palm Springs. Sometimes Palm Springs Preservation Foundation has events to visit some of the estates. Palm Springs is a great place to explore and take photos of great houses.
04.07.2021 by FPImages