Palm Springs: I love the 50'ties

Palm Springs: I love the 50'ties
The first thing that struck me when I started reading about Palm Springs, was the beautiful architecture, the so-called 'desert modernism'.Palm Springs has the largest concentration of mid-century modern architecture.Since the 1920’s, visionary modernist architects have designed sleek, modern homes that have embraced the desert environment. The dramatic geographic surroundings of the Coachella Valley inspired a design aesthetic in the middle of the 20th Century now called Desert Modernism.Talented architects were drawn to the desert by chance and opportunity.

 They created notable buildings of every type: residential, commercial, civic, religious, hotels, schools, cultural, etc.

It really makes me dream of the hot desert and nice cool pools and houses.So I figured that what we need after a long long long trip is a hotel with a little Mad Men flair to get a feel of the good old times.
In our search for a hotel, we wanted to stay in a hotel that really breaths the desert modernism.
A 1952 William Cody design has been brought back to life with a big dose of 21st century hotel-style thrown into the mix. 
Truman Capote used to hide out there in the old days and Marilyn Monroe & Betty Grable could be found poolside.
The Horizon Hotel

 Mad men Lisa
Mad Men Laurent

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