PALM SPRINGS MODERN ARCHITECTURE IN THE DESERT


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PALM SPRINGS


Palm Springs is a desert city in Riverside County between San Diego and Los Angeles. The early 20th century brought al lot of Hollywood celebrities and increasing numbers of retirees to the ghost town in the Coachella Valley and made it a tourist destination.
City National Bank
Bank of America building 1959 by architect Rudy Baumfeld of Victor Gruen Associates as an homage to Le Corbusier's Ronchamp chapel.

Palm Springs City Hall
Palm Springs City Hall 1952 by architects Albert Frey, John Porter Clark, Robson Chambers and E. Stewart Williams at 3200 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way.

Palm Springs Fire Station
Palm Springs Fire Station 1952 architects Albert Frey and Robson Chambers.

Tramway Gas Station
Tramway Gas Station 1965 designed by architects Albert Frey and Robson Chambers at Highway 111 today hotel reservation and tourist information.

Union Bank of California
Union Bank of California at 500 South Indian Canyon Drive in Palm Springs.

Modular House at 14875 McGarger Road
A modular house with a great view on the valley in Desert Hot Springs constructed from pre-fab units 2005 by Marmol Radziner Architects.

Palm Springs Spa Hotel
The Palm Springs Spa Hotel designed 1958 architect William F. Cody with Donald Wexler and Richard A. Harrison.

Santa Fe Federal Savings Bank
Santa Fe Federal Savings 1957 by architect E. Stewart Williams at 300 S. Palm Canyon Drive .Modern architecture in the desert of California.

Oasis Building in Palm Springs
Commercial Oasis Building with shops and restaurants in the city center constructed 1951 by architect E. Stuart Williams.



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