Missed a chance in April to step inside these one-of-a-kind residences? You’re in luck. Encore tours of two Modernism Week Featured Homes will be available during Fall Preview.
Architect Stan Sackley’s renowned 1975 Palm Springs residence, located in the prestigious Indian Canyon neighborhood, is a Fall Preview must-see. Interior designers Michael Ostrow and Roger Stoker of Grace Home Furnishings gave the home a modern touch using bold colors and patterns. The mix of vintage furnishing and decor alongside contemporary pieces from Grace Home Furnishings adds another layer to the classic Palm Springs style.
Sackley’s homes consist of large layouts with flat roofs, and are best known for an unusual placement of the garage perpendicular to the street, providing a parking court in front of the home. High ceilings and walls of glass are also distinct characteristics of Sackley’s Indian Canyon designs.
As you step inside the Seventies Sackley, you are immediately drawn to the formal entryway that opens to the home’s dining, kitchen, and living room. Original sunflower floor tiles are seen throughout the house. A unique see-through fireplace with stacked stone detail separates the living room and media room. Large floor to ceiling windows offer views of the San Jacinto Mountains and out onto the backyard saltwater pool and spa. The 3,044 square foot home contains three bedrooms, three bathrooms on a nearly quarter acre lot.
In 1956, Lawrence Lapham designed the Deepwell home now known as “Sunburst Palms” for Academy Award Winner Edward “Bud” Furer. The home has an interesting display of angles and shapes throughout adding to its midcentury modern features. The eye-catching tongue and groove flat roof spans the entire width of the property. Remodeled by H3K Home + Design, the home features four bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms, and one used as a poolside media room. An original built-in kidney shaped terrazzo coffee table with a small fire pit was restored as the centerpiece of the living room.
A goldenrod yellow St. Charles kitchen remains from the previous homeowners’ early 1970s renovation, and stands out as a major feature. Take a tour of the spacious rooms lined by walls of glass that face outdoors. The outdoor entertaining space has a kidney-shaped pool with original rock waterfall with views of the San Jacinto Mountains.
Special thanks to Bang & Olufsen, Brizo, California Closets, Dunn-Edwards Paints, Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting, JennAir, Semihandmade, Thibaut and Willis for generously contributing to these projects.