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Meet the Fall Preview Mod Squad

Modernism Week’s Fall Preview Mod Squad is an annual group of inspiring designers, bloggers, creatives, and more, tasked with the mission of capturing Modernism Week through their eyes. 

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A Star is Born: Sidney Williams

Meet respected civic leader, educator, curator, humanitarian, and new Palm Springs Walk of Stars recipient Sidney Williams. “Creative people inspire me.”  For Sidney Williams, finding i...

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How To Pick a Fall Preview Home Tour

Home tours are everybody’s favorite thing to do during Modernism Week and during Fall Preview, you might have a bit more luck snagging tickets before they sell out! If you’re only just ...

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Neighborhood Highlight: Deepwell Estates

Deepwell Estates received its name after scientist Henry Pearson drilled the deepest well on an apricot ranch he purchased in 1926. A few years later, the ranch was sold and converted to the Deep W...

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Neighborhood Highlight: Vista Las Palmas

“Back in their heyday, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., and Frank Sinatra cavorted about the pool at Peter Lawford’s open-beamed home in Palm Springs’ Vista Las Palmas. Marilyn Monro...

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Neighborhood Highlight: Movie Colony

With the luxurious El Mirador as its centerpiece, The Movie Colony was developed in the 1930s and 1940s. This tranquil neighborhood is named for the Hollywood stars who called it home, including Ca...

Neighborhood Highlight: Indian Canyons

On the south end of Palm Springs lies the historic Indian Canyons Neighborhood, originally known as the Canyon Country Club. In the early 1960s, the first homes in the Indian Canyons Neighborhood w...

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Chino Canyon Project

Old meets new in this look at one of the last hillside developments in Palm Springs, which debuted during Modernism Week 2017.

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Modernism Week Goes to Mexico City

In April, we took a trip to Mexico City to learn more about the modernist history of the historic capital. Modernism Week board member Mark Davis shares about the Mexico City Modern tour – a ...