First-Time Modernism Week Tours

Experience these historic locales as they make their Modernism Week debut.

Crank-Garland House, courtesy of Linda Blank/Karlyn Neel

These tours will be opening their doors to Modernism Week guests for the first time next February 2022!

The Mystique of Shadow Mountain: A Palm Desert Walking Tour (2/24 and 25; $55)
Experience the golden age of midcentury architecture on a docent-led walk of Palm Desert’s Shadow Mountain area featuring homes by Frey, Krisel, and White, ending with refreshments at Shadow Mountain Resort.

Calypso Palms (2/25, $45)
This classic 1960s midcentury boutique community is being offered as a Modernism Week tour for the very first time.

Where Rancho Mirage Began: A Self-Guided Tour of Eclectic Midcentury Homes in Magnesia Falls Cove (2/19, $75)
This self-guided driving tour features an intriguing array of homes from the 1940s-1960s in the city’s original locale, Magnesia Falls Cove.

Behind Those Gateways and Getaways: Hidden Gems of Indian Wells (2/18, $250)
This one-of-a-kind tour provides special access to private country clubs in Indian Wells highlighting distinguished architectural clubhouses and picturesque residential properties. Ticket price includes an exclusive sit-down lunch at one of the luxurious clubs.

Crank-Garland House, an Indian Wells Landmark Designed by William F. Cody (2/23, $80)
Known as “The Lost Cody,” this home was originally designed for Filmore Crank and actress Beverly Garland by William F. Cody in the early 1960s, and has been fully restored.

Learn more about other Modernism Week 2022 highlights:

Modernism Week will be held in Palm Springs next February 17-27, 2022.

Preview the full schedule at on October 22, 2021 at noon PDT.

Tickets will officially go on sale on November 1, 2021 at noon PDT.