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by PaulKaplan
Mon May 11, 2015 9:26 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Palm Springs, CA $575,000 Updated "Butterfly"
Replies: 0
Views: 4446

Palm Springs, CA $575,000 Updated "Butterfly"

60 Luna Circle, Palm Springs Updated Mid-Century home in the Palm Springs' "Racquet Club Estates." Built in 1961, designed by Palmer and Krisel Updated throughout, features the iconic "Butterfly" roof line: indoor/outdoor living. Outdoor conversation area and fire pit, built in B...
by PaulKaplan
Tue Oct 21, 2014 11:13 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Palm Springs, 1960, Donald Wexler designed Mid-Century home
Replies: 0
Views: 1793

Palm Springs, 1960, Donald Wexler designed Mid-Century home

https://3d9fd63f4d14c79662a9-e3879cec97a472cd5cd5e1ab9a18ffd7.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/14786645ps-residential-19x72lg-o.jpg $535,000 3 Beds, 2 Bath, 1399 SqFt El Rancho Vista Estates is home to this architectural gem, designed by Wexler/Harrison in 1960. A classic "butterfly roof" designed hom...
by PaulKaplan
Tue Oct 21, 2014 11:08 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Palm Springs, $619,000 Mid-Century home by the Alexanders
Replies: 0
Views: 1944

Palm Springs, $619,000 Mid-Century home by the Alexanders

https://a68337900682cbd21b81-3f8f55e9368847aa85c9de173cce35e0.ssl.cf1.rackcdn.com/14799189ps-residential-v4z06f-o.jpg Sublime Desert Modern, post and beam constructed "Alexander" designed by Palmer and Krisel complete with Architectural Pottery sculptures in the front and backyards. Walk ...
by PaulKaplan
Thu Nov 28, 2013 8:18 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Palm Springs, CA Arthur Elrod's original MCM home $529,000
Replies: 0
Views: 1972

Palm Springs, CA Arthur Elrod's original MCM home $529,000

http://www.paulkaplanrealtor.com/listingpics/2652_Starr_Road_LIVING_ROOM_MLS.jpg View this customized residence originally built by the Alexander Construction Co for famed interior designer, Arthur Elrod, and you'll discover one-of-a-kind features not seen in other Palm Springs' Racquet Club Estate...
by PaulKaplan
Tue Nov 26, 2013 10:31 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Palm Springs, CA Wexler's Steel #4 hits the market $689,000
Replies: 0
Views: 1785

Palm Springs, CA Wexler's Steel #4 hits the market $689,000

http://www.palmspringsrealestatenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/ARCHITECT_WEXLERphoto_4.jpg Wexler and Harrison Steel Development Homes are some of Wexler’s most significant work. In 1960, the George Alexander Construction Company contracted Wexler and Harrison to Wexler to design an innovative...
by PaulKaplan
Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:55 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Palm Springs, CA Donald Wexler's Steel Home #4 $689,000
Replies: 0
Views: 1784

Palm Springs, CA Donald Wexler's Steel Home #4 $689,000

http://www.paulkaplanrealtor.com/listingpics/3133_N_Sunnyview_Drive_Back_5.jpg STEEL HOUSE #4, WEXLER AND HARRISON, 1962. 1477 SQUARE FEET OF STEEL AND GLASS WITH TWO BEDROOMS, TWO BATHS AND A DEN IN AN OPEN FLOOR PLAN. EACH HOME IS A CITY OF PALM SPRINGS DESIGNATED CLASS 1 HISTORIC PROPERTY. DRAMA...
by PaulKaplan
Fri Nov 15, 2013 9:59 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Palm Springs, CA Mid-Century Vacation Home $549,000
Replies: 1
Views: 1631

Palm Springs, CA Mid-Century Vacation Home $549,000

http://listingstoleads.com/system/img/normal_img/143288_1713838433581331479832.jpg Have your cake and eat it too - An updated Mid-century bungalow designed by Palmer and Krisel for the Alexander Construction company, located in the popular Racquet Club Estates neighborhood, also makes for a great c...
by PaulKaplan
Fri Nov 15, 2013 9:54 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Palm Desert, CA - Stunning MidCentury Bungalow. $329,000
Replies: 1
Views: 1658

Palm Desert, CA - Stunning MidCentury Bungalow. $329,000

http://www.listingstoleads.com/system/img/normal_img/vt5246_157678_151384289109888396590.jpg Attention mid-century architecture fans! This unique 1950s modern bungalow features all the characteristics which make mid-century design famous- crisp clean lines, floating vaulted ceilings, clerestory win...
by PaulKaplan
Fri Nov 15, 2013 9:42 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Palm Springs
Replies: 11
Views: 6733

I'm a little late in the reply here- but here's my two cents: Regarding Water, Palm Springs is on an aquifer. All that snow on the mountains overlooking Palm Springs? Ends up in the aquifer. Although there's some talk of conservation, its nothing like Las Vegas or Phoenix. Many of us have lawns, the...
by PaulKaplan
Fri Jan 11, 2013 7:29 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Mid-Century Yard Sale - Palm Springs - Feb. 24th
Replies: 0
Views: 3139

Mid-Century Yard Sale - Palm Springs - Feb. 24th

Here's your chance to sell your cool mid-century items in Palm Springs! We're hosting a mid-century Yard Sale in the parking lot of our offices, on the corner of Vista Chino and Palm Canyon, on Feb 24th- the last date of Modernism Week in Palm Springs!! Interested in a space? Contact Paul at paul@pa...
by PaulKaplan
Tue Oct 25, 2011 8:47 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Palm Springs, CA: Snazzy 1959 Alexander $588K
Replies: 1
Views: 1693

Palm Springs, CA: Snazzy 1959 Alexander $588K

Every once in while a property comes along that exemplifies a timeless expression of modern architecture. This post and beam Meiselman-home built in 1959, has been literally taken down to the studs. It has been recreated with 21st century comforts while maintaining the charm and aesthetic of it's vi...
by PaulKaplan
Fri Sep 30, 2011 11:00 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Palm Springs, CA, Jetset Style: Modernism Week Fashion Event
Replies: 1
Views: 1452

Palm Springs, CA, Jetset Style: Modernism Week Fashion Event

http://profile.ak.fbcdn.net/hprofile-ak-snc4/276765_251492281554419_1371922085_n.jpg Join Deja Vu Vintage Finery February 16 for Jetset Style: Midcentury Fashion in Palm Springs. This event will feature a vintage fashion runway show with looks inspired by such historic Palm Springs locales as The R...
by PaulKaplan
Wed Sep 21, 2011 10:54 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Rancho Mirage, CA Krisel Designed 1958, $549K
Replies: 1
Views: 1317

Rancho Mirage, CA Krisel Designed 1958, $549K

Comfortable well-maintained mid-century 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in Rancho Mirage! Designed by architect William Krisel, FAIA, this post-and-beam home is located on a small cul-de-sac in a prime location. Updated throughout dual-paned windows, newer kitchen and baths, newer spa and lush landscaping. C...
by PaulKaplan
Mon Sep 12, 2011 2:49 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Palm Springs, CA, 1960 Modern Home, $312K
Replies: 0
Views: 1261

Palm Springs, CA, 1960 Modern Home, $312K

Racquet Club Road Estates mid-century home, built by the Alexander Construction Company- One of the most desirable roof lines with the highest ceilings of all the Alexander plans. The breezeway has been enclosed, offering a spacious dining room area. Beamed tongue and grove ceiling. So much potentia...
by PaulKaplan
Mon Sep 12, 2011 2:10 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Palm Springs, CA: Twin Palms Butterfly Krisel $675K
Replies: 1
Views: 1376

Palm Springs, CA: Twin Palms Butterfly Krisel $675K

Motivated Seller...An iconic butterfly roof mid-century home designed by William Krisel, FAIA, for the Alexander Construction Company is waiting for you in historic Twin Palms, south Palm Springs. Recently updated to today's modern standards, this home features some of the most unique architectural ...
by PaulKaplan
Mon Sep 12, 2011 10:12 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Palm Springs, CA: Butterfly Roof Alexander $399K
Replies: 0
Views: 1066

Palm Springs, CA: Butterfly Roof Alexander $399K

Architecture fans: here's the classic desert home built by the Alexander Construction Company in 1959, located in trendy Racquet Club Road Estates. Designed by Palmer and Krisel, the Plan A design features a detached carport with connecting breezeway, all under the same butterfly shaped roof line, c...
by PaulKaplan
Mon Sep 12, 2011 9:40 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Palm Springs, CA 1959 Alexander, Refurbished 439K
Replies: 0
Views: 1125

Palm Springs, CA 1959 Alexander, Refurbished 439K

Sellers are renting it as a vacation rental property through Vacation Palm Springs. Light, bright, spacious, remodeled mid-century vacation home, located on a quite cul-de-sac in the heart of Racquet Club Road Estates. Much larger then your typical 1225 SF Alexander- this one has been expanded to ov...
by PaulKaplan
Mon Sep 12, 2011 9:23 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Palm Springs, CA: The Martini House $1.195M
Replies: 0
Views: 1071

Palm Springs, CA: The Martini House $1.195M

Palm Springs, California! The Martini House, a popular CASH-Generating vacation home, is a showcase of 1960s architecture, substantially improved for today's modern living. The spacious Great Room is an entertainer's dream, featuring mountain views, direct access to the saline pool/spa & fire pi...
by PaulKaplan
Mon Sep 12, 2011 7:53 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Palm Springs, CA Mid-Century $379K
Replies: 0
Views: 1004

Palm Springs, CA Mid-Century $379K

Palm Springs, California Mid-Century home in Racquet Club Road estates designed by the Alexander Construction Company, designed by Palmer and Krisel, 1960. Post and beam construction, vaulted beamed ceilings, and original fireplace are featured in this modern bungalow. Sliders open up to a large pri...
by PaulKaplan
Wed Aug 17, 2011 2:36 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Palm Springs, CA - Post and Beam townhome for $194,000
Replies: 0
Views: 1075

Palm Springs, CA - Post and Beam townhome for $194,000

Here's an opportunity to own a cool mid-century post and beam home with the convenience of condo resort living. Enjoy indoor/outdoor living with floor to ceiling walls of glass that open up to a spacious view-oriented private patio. An additional patio is accessed off the dining area. Carefully upda...
by PaulKaplan
Tue May 24, 2011 2:07 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Palm Springs, CA Mid-Century Fixer only 229K
Replies: 1
Views: 1084

Palm Springs, CA Mid-Century Fixer only 229K

http://p.rdcpix.com/v01/l262c3b43-m0x.jpg http://p.rdcpix.com/v01/l262c3b43-m9x.jpg 1143 Linda Vista, Palm Springs. Mid-century home in the heart of Ruth Hardy Park- needs some TLC...ok, it needs A LOT! Major fixer with huge potential! The demo's already done- waiting for you to renovate and restor...
by PaulKaplan
Wed Feb 23, 2011 10:27 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Vintage Airstream and Trailer Show *Palm Springs* 2/25-2/27
Replies: 1
Views: 1485

One of my favorite events of Modernism Week!! (I so want an Airstream!)
by PaulKaplan
Wed Feb 23, 2011 10:25 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: The 2011 Retro Martini Party - win two tickets!
Replies: 0
Views: 1534

The 2011 Retro Martini Party - win two tickets!

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5298/5471180783_f4ddf82fbb.jpg We're proud to be sponsoring this years' 2011 Retro Martini Party, as part of the Palm Springs Modernism Week festivities, hosted by the Palm Springs Preservation Foundation. The Retro Martini Party is SOLD OUT! However we're giving away...
by PaulKaplan
Sat Feb 12, 2011 2:47 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Hillside Mid-Century overlooking Palm Springs- swanky style
Replies: 1
Views: 1180

Hillside Mid-Century overlooking Palm Springs- swanky style

Swanky new mid-century listing high on the hill in Palm Springs: http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5255/5439267059_834c1416ab.jpg http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5212/5439260883_439f389206.jpg http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5018/5439865278_9c464c4f9e.jpg http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5291/5439260041_c9...
by PaulKaplan
Sun Oct 24, 2010 10:44 am
Forum: FAVORITE BUILDINGS (and signs)
Topic: Twin Palms, Palm Springs
Replies: 1
Views: 3493

Twin Palms, Palm Springs

Twin Palms was the first neighborhood built by the Alexander Construction Company in Palm Springs, CA. The 33 homes were designed by William Krisel and built around 1958. It was revolutionary in that it featured homes with the same floorplan, however the roof lines varied from lot to lot. The result...
by PaulKaplan
Sun Oct 24, 2010 10:24 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Twin Palms, Palm Springs,CA 1957 - "butterfly" roo
Replies: 2
Views: 1713

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by PaulKaplan
Sun Sep 05, 2010 7:13 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: New Austin, TX, Green Development with an MCM influence
Replies: 2
Views: 1499

Great modern inspired designed..would love to see how this looks in person.
by PaulKaplan
Sun Sep 05, 2010 6:55 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Sherman Oaks, CA: 3461 CODY Rd - $949K
Replies: 11
Views: 2849

Love this house!!!
by PaulKaplan
Sun Sep 05, 2010 6:53 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Twin Palms, Palm Springs,CA 1957 - "butterfly" roo
Replies: 2
Views: 1713

Twin Palms, Palm Springs,CA 1957 - "butterfly" roo

Designed by William Krisel for the Alexander Construction Co., this home represents the icon of mid-century architecture. http://www.TwinPalmsPS.com Post and beam constructions, soaring "butterfly" roof line, huge clerestory windows, concrete block fire place, custom designed landscape, ar...

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