It’s A Beautiful Day in the Palm Springs Neighborhood!

Calling all architecture aficionados! If inspiring interiors, historic homes and epic views or desert landscapes tickles your fancy, immerse yourself in the full midcentury experience with a neighborhood tour during Modernism Week. Step inside immaculately furnished residences and meet the homeowners making their mark in some of Palm Springs’ most notable neighborhoods.

Read on for our top picks for must-see neighborhood tours. Check out the full schedule here.

Park Imperial North Designed by Barry Berkus in 1961, Modernism at Its Best!

Step into a prime example of post-war multi-family residences that masterfully capture the sunny aesthetic of midcentury Palm Springs.

Cody Court “Historic Cody Homes” Rancho Mirage

Cody Court is a unique cluster of eight condominiums, designed by modernist architect William F. Cody and built in 1969–1970.

Villa Alejo: 1960s Poolside Apartment Living at Palm Springs’ Premier Brise Soleil Building

Grab this unique opportunity to experience 1960s poolside apartment living by touring Villa Alejo, Palm Springs’ beautifully preserved brise soleil building, only four blocks from CAMP.

Kings Point: William Krisel Refreshed

Krisel’s once said, “Architecture should be a living, growing thing, not a sterile monument to a bygone era.” Join us in celebrating Krisel’s masterpiece community Kings Point!

Destination: Park Imperial South Home Tour and Cocktail Party

Come celebrate this example of perfectly balanced design and function – desert architecture at its finest. Grab a cocktail and transport yourself to a bygone era at the revolutionary Park Imperial South, Barry Berkus’ futuristic concept for resort-style, community-focused living.

Desert Lanai 4: A Charles Du Bois Desert Community

Come tour Desert Lanai 4, an intimate condominium community designed by famed midcentury architect Charles Du Bois featuring his famous A-frame roofline.

Modern on the Fairways: Tahquitz Creek Golf Hidden Treasures

At the intersection of midcentury Modern lifestyle, mountain peak views and fairway open space, come visit the secluded Tahquitz Creek Golf Modernism Week Home Tour.

Sunrise Park Neighborhood Tour: Close to Everything, but Far from Ordinary

Close to everything, but far from ordinary, Sunrise Park is an eclectic collection of architectural styles that evolved over time from Atomic Ranch to late 60s mod.

William F. Cody’s 1960 Racquet Club Cottages West

Racquet Club Cottages West is a desert oasis with 37 private homes that surround a lush garden with a meandering stream running through it. The community’s pool, cabana, and grounds have been restored to their original splendor.

Inside, Outside, Poolside: Living the Sandcliff Lifestyle

Immerse yourself in the quintessential midcentury lifestyle of this 40-unit condominium community as you tour six (6) specially selected homes with spectacular views and vistas.

Beyond the Gates Tour of Seven Lakes Golf and Country Club Walking Tour

Christened “The Gem of the Desert,” Seven Lakes Golf and Country Club is revered for its distinctive midcentury designed homes, iconic Clubhouse and 18-hole executive golf course.

A Visit To S. Charles Lee’s Tamarisk West

The Tamarisk West community presents a tour of homes and surrounding lushly landscaped grounds in the visionary residential community of 22 homes designed by noted architect S. Charles Lee, built in 1964.

Sunmor Estates Midcentury Home Tour

The residents of Sunmor Estates welcome you to step back in time and discover a neighborhood of all remarkably intact midcentury modern homes from the ‘50s and ‘60s.

Twin Palms: It Started Here!

In 1957, Twin Palms became the desert’s first completed Modernist neighborhood. Designed by William Krisel and built by the Alexander Construction Company, you’ll tour 6 unique homes.

Marrakesh Country Club: John Elgin Woolf’s Desert Masterpiece

Join us as we celebrate the beauty and magic of Marrakesh Country Club, the desert’s largest and best preserved modern Hollywood Regency community, designed by legendary architect John Elgin Woolf.

Palm Desert Walking Tour: Living Large in Small Spaces

Walk with us through ‘Painters’ Path’ discovering works by White, Krisel, Kaptur, Bissner (and more) whose small homes and condominiums were a planned alternative to larger homes nearby.

Villa de Las Palmas, “A Serene Oasis of Form, Function & Elegant Living” Designed by Famed Architect Jo Paul Rognstad and Cocktail Party

Discover this little-known midcentury architectural gem between the Palm Springs Uptown Design District and the coveted neighborhood of Old Las Palmas.

Indian Canyons Resort Modernism Home Tour

Tour the magnificent custom homes of Indian Canyons Resort designed by famous midcentury architects set among the lush fairways of the championship William Bell-designed golf course.

Calypso Palms: The Rat Pack Returns

Come fly with us back to the early 1960s when Calypso Palms was built and served as executive suites for Hotel Trinidad, hosting Hollywood stars and other VIPs including Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack.

El Rancho Vista Estates Modernism Home Tour

This Wexler and Harrison designed community with bright colors, modernist roof lines and decorative concrete block walls will transport you to sunny California of yesteryear.

Historic Tennis Club Modernism Week Tour of Homes

The Modernism Week Historic Tennis Club Tour of Homes consists of seven homes demonstrating Midcentury and Modern Architecture, and Midcentury interior design.

Mesquite Canyon Estates: A Late Midcentury Enclave

Mesquite Canyon Estates is a Palm Springs gem comprised of 40 homes on 17 landscaped acres, representing late midcentury modern architecture based on Palmer-Krisel designs.

See the full schedule of Modernism Week 2024 events here.