Midcentury Modern

Dec. 8, 2016

Tour An Iconic Palm Springs Midcentury Modern Home, The Loewy House, In 3D

For the Midcentury Modern fans, Curbed.com’s Patrick Sisson recently took a look at the Palm Springs retreat created by architect Albert Frey for famed industrial designer Raymond Loewry. Loewy’s work spanned industries (from locomotives to the silhouette of the Coca-Cola bottle). Sisson writes that it makes sense that this ...

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Aug. 30, 2016

Stunning Mod Home Brings Palm Springs To Austin

  

Curbed Austin’s Cindy Widner takes a look at a meticulously restored and maintained midcentury modern home in, of all places Austin Texas.  Sitting on half an acre overlooking the Austin skyline and Bull Creek, the 3,597-square-foot four-bedroom, three-bathroom home, was built in 1967 with the idea ...

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Aug. 23, 2016

Boat House in Palm Springs Ready to Set Sail With a New Owner

        

Claudine Zap, who writes about a wide array of topics, including home, entertainment, travel, food, art, and culture, takes a look at the Boat House, located in the gated Southbridge community in Palm Springs, in this realtor.com article. 

The 3,906 square foot property ...

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July 29, 2016

Staging: In This Case It Was The Secret to Selling a Mid-Century Modern Masterpiece in Palm Springs

  

Milwaukee based food, design, drink and travel writer, Kristine Hansen, writes in a realtor.com article about the sale of a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom ranch style Mid-Century Modern home in Palm Springs, CA, built on a quarter-acre lot by developer Jack Meiselman in 1967, and listed at $679 ...

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July 27, 2016

Modernism Week Fall Preview 2016 Tickets Go On Sale August 1 At Noon PST

Xochitl Pena writes in The Desert Sun that all things mid-century modern return to the Coachella Valley during the upcoming Modernism Week Fall Preview 2016, running from October 21st to 23rd. Tickets for the event go on sale Aug. 1st at noon (PST) and typically sell out quickly, so folks ...

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July 4, 2016

Architecture And Gossip Delight Visitors To Palm Springs

In his Creators Syndicate website article, freelance writer Steve Bergsman writes about taking the “Palm Springs Modern Tour” with Robert Imber. Steve calls Robert Imber a juggernaut of a tour guide, a self-taught historian and firm believer in the concept of modernism, the architectural movement that dominated wealthy, residential Palm ...

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June 16, 2016

Former Kirk Douglas Estate In Palm Springs Sells For Over Asking Price

Neil J. Leitereg writes in the Los Angeles Times that the onetime Palm Springs estate of actor, Kirk Douglas and his wife, Anne, has sold for $3.5 million or $50,000 more than the asking price.

The buyers are the owners of Roots Canada, a Toronto-based activewear and lifestyle brand ...

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May 17, 2016

Five Midcentury Modern Mansions On The Market Now From East Hampton To Bel Air

In this Bloomberg Pursuits article, Lisa Selin Davis takes note of the fact that the appetite for midcentury modern homes never seems to abate, at least not according to the real estate agents who sell them, and looks at 5 of these architectural beauties located across the country from East ...

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April 17, 2016

Houzz Tour: A Palm Springs Midcentury Home With Central American Flair

    

Houzz’s Bryan Anthony takes a look at a 1958 William Krisel-designed, 2,000 sq ft, 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom, desert vacation home that takes its remodeled style clues and color inspiration from the owners other favorite vacation destination, Guatemala.  The owners tasked the designers, Howard Hawkes and ...

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April 12, 2016

Kirk Douglas' Former Palm Springs House Back On The Market

      

The Desert Sun’s Rosalie Murphy writes that the 1954 Old Las Palmas house, designed by Palm Springs modernist architect Donald Wexler, that once belonged to Oscar-winning actor Kirk Douglas is about to return to the market, listed at $3.45 million.

The house was Donald Wexler's ...

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