Palm Springs Modern Committee Adds a Stellar Lineup of Iconic Home Tours to Modernism Week 2014 Schedule

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Tickets are now on sale for the Iconic Home Tours produced by the Palm Springs Modern Committee (PS ModCom) during Modernism Week 2014.

Las Palmas Home designed by Cody

“PS ModCom’s Iconic Tours offer the public a rare opportunity to view the work of architects who have put Palm Springs on the “must see” map of midcentury modern architecture”

This year’s dynamic program includes the rarely seen Grace Miller residence, Richard Neutra, 1937; the original Donald Wexler family home designed by the architect in 1955; the Palm Springs Glass House, William Cody, 1967; and the Edris House, E. Stewart Williams, 1953. PS ModCom’s Iconic Tours offer the general public a rare opportunity to view the work of the architects who have put Palm Springs on the “must see” map of midcentury modern architecture.

Along with the tours, PS ModCom’s Annual Gala benefit will celebrate “A Night at the Casbah” at the magnificent hillside Bougain Villa estate. Originally designed by local architect Hugh Kaptur in 1958, the villa underwent significant expansion by Albert Frey becoming the magnificent glass and mirrored floating pavilion we see today. Floating high above the City of Palm Springs, the villa is accessed by private buses, which will caravan guests to an authentic Moroccan evening under the stars.

All events have a limited number of tickets. To avoid disappointment, purchase tickets now.For information about the tours or gala, visit or contact Executive Director, Nickie McLaughlin at Nickie(at)psmodcom(dot)org

About Palm Springs Modern Committee

The Palm Springs Modern Committee (PSMODCOM) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the appreciation and preservation of Desert Modern architecture and design. We accomplish this through education, advocacy for threatened buildings, promotion of heritage tourism, and the celebration of successes in preservation and adaptive reuse.
For additional information about PSMODCOM, please visit: http//

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