Feel free to join us for the following scheduled tour on Memorial Day
:  
          
 Architectural Tour - Monday May 25th 10 am
((will include lots of local history too!
   
          Note: I will be unavailable for tours June 8 -19
 
  Tours last 2 hrs.  $20 per person  760 333-2705 
 

   
Tours meet at 193 S. Palm Canyon Drive   outside of the PS General Store on the corner of Arenas and Palm Canyon Drive, across the street from Kaiser Grill Restaurant. 
           
  Tour 1: The Architecture of Palm Springs  
  
      A focus on the standout examples of downtown Mid-Century Desert Modernism and Spanish Colonial Revival styles and the "Starchitects" of the designs. Learn the evolution of and elements of each and see how these divergent styles continue to comfortably coexist and are being preserved today. 
  

 Tour 2: Palm Springs History: Past to Present 
   
Learn about the local Native Americans, pioneers, celebrities, and the post WWI and WWII mid-century boom, bust and revival. This tour also touches on the architectural styles, public art, geography and climate that make Palm Springs a charming, quaint, quirky, compelling and desirable location.       


    
 Note:  These two tours can be combined into one tour; combining the history and architecture of Palm Springs.
    

     
          

         
            
        Historic Walking Tours - - -
Enjoy an entertaining and informative stroll through the heart of historic downtown Palm Springs with Patti, a professional tour guide.

    Palm Springs 
         Walking Tours

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This is the Village Green, home of the two oldest existing homes in Palm Springs. This area is also home to many wonderful restaurants; LuLu and Las Casuelas are directly across the street. These two restaurants represent the two predominant architectural styles: Mid Century Modern and Spanish Colonial Revival.




 
This is the old Welwood Murray Library with the Spanish Colonial Revival building, La Plaza de las Flores, in the background, a building  with a soaring atrium and beautiful fountains.