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Lawrence Welk’s Mid-Century Home Hits Palm Springs Market Today

Once home to the beloved bandleader and musician, Lawrence Welk, this mid-century home in the El Mirador neighborhood of Palm Springs is just under 2,800 sq.ft. and sits on over a third of an acre. It was originally built in 1952 as a spec house by Palm Springs builder Joe Pawling, who collaborated with architect […]

Posted: December 11, 2020 Read More

Fall 2020 Palm Springs Dining

Outdoor Dining is a mainstay of Palm Springs life, especially now that cooler weather is on the horizon for the high season (November-May). As of October 2020, due to a surge in Coronavirus cases, Riverside County was moved back to the most restrictive, purple (widespread) tier. This means restaurants can be open with limitations. In […]

Posted: November 23, 2020 Read More

Mid-century modern meets desert modern in Palm Springs

2610 Avenida Caballeros, Palm Springs, CA 92262 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2256 sq ft On MLS 10/1 Discover the perfect fusion of mid-century modern and modern architecture in this Racquet Club home rebuilt in 2014. Douglas fir tongue and groove ceiling in the living room gives warmth and personality to this unique 2200+ sq foot […]

Posted: September 29, 2020 Read More

2018 Palm Springs inventory of homes for sale

As we enter summer, the busiest time in real estate for Palm Springs, we, agents, find ourselves with a shortage of properties for sale, compared to the demand. Single family homes for sale inventory in Palm Springs: Condos for sale inventory in Palm Springs:

Posted: July 7, 2018 Read More

Mid-century modern meets state of the art eco-renovation in Palm Springs

The Sunmor Estates neighborhood in central Palm Springs is a treasure trove of remarkably well maintained mid-century homes built by the Alexander Construction Company, Robert C. Higgins, and Jack Meiselman in the late 50s and early 60s. Though modest in comparison to many homes built today, these properties are sought after for their clean lines […]

Posted: March 3, 2018 Read More

Architect Walter White’s Palm Desert ‘wave’ home going to auction

reprint from the spaces & 11alive. Architect Walter S White’s midcentury ‘wave house’ is heading for the auction block in California’s Palm Desert – and it has no reserve. The property, located at 73697 Santa Rosa Way, Palm Desert, was built in 1955.  Famous for its sweeping ‘rollercoaster’ roofline – which gives it its name – echoes […]

Posted: December 15, 2017 Read More

Elvis’ Palm Springs Honeymoon house on the market

By Sofia Yarberry In the midst of the 1960’s, Rock ‘N’ Roll newlyweds Elvis and Priscilla Presley honeymooned in what is now a quintessential Palm Springs mid-century modern home.  For this reason, the house to some will always be known as “The Elvis Honeymoon House”— a tacit landmark, a museum of memorabilia, a stop on […]

Posted: July 14, 2015 Read More

Original Alexander Construction Company Racquet Club Homes Brochure

A wonderful example of a an original Alexander Construction Company’ Racquet Club Road Estates invitation brochure, complete with pricing and floor plan.  Check out available Alexander homes in the Racquet Club Estates here.

Posted: February 20, 2014 Read More

The Basic floor plan of Alexander Mid-Century Modern Tract Homes in The Racquet Club

Most of the tract homes built by the Alexander Construction Company in the late 50’s and early sixties were essentially based on the same concept that the house was divided in two. One side for the living and kitchen, the other for the 3 bedrooms and baths… all of it to fit into a cozy 1225 […]

Posted: February 16, 2014 Read More

Visiting the Steel House #4 in the iconic time machine

One of the perks of working with the Paul Kaplan Group is to hang out with cool clients … some even take you around to view properties in their time machine. Love my job! Of course, what better house to view in a stainless steel DeLorean, THE time machine, than Donald Wexler and Richard Harrison’s […]

Posted: December 8, 2013 Read More

The 5 top reasons you need a Realtor®

We think there are many more reasons to work with a Realtor when you buy or sell a property. For instance, when you sell a property, working with a Realtor will give you access to their large network of professionals to prep your home for showings (staging, photographers …). Some other great benefits are that […]

Posted: September 14, 2013 Read More

Don Wexler Interview

From – by Jack Levitan   Architect Don Wexler traces his long road from humble beginnings to Palm Springs ‘Walk of Fame’ Don Wexler came of architectural age in a town where stardom was taken for granted. But Wexler never dreamed he’d achieve stardom himself. Today, however, he is very much a star among devotees of modern […]

Posted: September 12, 2013 Read More

Understanding the home buying process … en Francais

Acquérir un bien immobilier dans le Golden State, comment ça marche ? MLS, appraisal and closing costs… des termes un peu flous de prime abord mais qu’il est judicieux de connaître lorsque l’on envisage un achat immobilier. Petit tour d’horizon pratique pour savoir où l’on va quand on s’achète un toit. L’achat d’un bien immobilier […]

Posted: August 31, 2013 Read More

Indian Canyons neighborhood of Palm Springs

By Sofia Yarberry The Indian Canyons neighborhood of Palm Springs is perhaps best known for its peacefulness, its proximity to the mountains and the Indian Canyon park, golf and of course architectural properties. There is a magnificent public championship golf club, which includes two par 72 golf courses: not to mention a restaurant with an impressive […]

Posted: January 18, 0201 Read More