Thursday, February 16, 2012

Palm Springs Modernism Week 2012 Lights Up

The City of Palm Springs kicks off Modernism Week 2012 by shining light on seven significant mid-century modern facades along Palm Canyon Drive, starting north to south through uptown and downtown Palm Springs tonight from 4-6pm.

When the switch is flipped, seven designated mid-century modern buildings will illuminate throughout the modern evenings of the next ten days.  Being showcased are:

The Palm Springs Visitors Center
2901 N Palm Canyon Dr
Originally the Tramway Gas Station by Frey and Chambers, 1965. Now the Palm Springs Visitor Center.
Dr. Kaplan's Medical Clinic
1492 N Palm Canyon Dr

House 849
849 N Palm Canyon Dr

Lane Building
666 N Palm Canyon Dr

Oasis Tower
121 S Palm Canyon Dr

The Palm Springs Art Museum's Edward Harris Center for Architecture (1960)
(Formerly Santa Fe Federal Savings and Loan)
Designed by E. Stewart Williams, 
also known for the Sinatra House (1947) 
and the Edris House (1953) located in Palm Springs.

Bank of America
588 S Palm Canyon Dr

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