Plus, walls of glass and an impressive wraparound bar.
The desert oasis features terrazzo tile, an interior atrium, a built-in bar, and a glorious pink bath.
Overshadowed for too long, the homes are now coveted trophy properties.
One of the first condos in Palm Springs, it was designed by Dan Palmer and William Krisel.
Spend a weekend discovering hidden folk art, famous architecture, and striking landscapes.
Built in 1935, it was one of Albert Frey and John Porter Clark’s earliest desert designs.
From Palm Springs to Lake Tahoe, these are the ones still standing—and worth visiting.
From the sliding glass walls to the lanai, it’s got pizzazz.
Complete with Arthur Elrod’s fantastic original furnishings.
It’s everything you could want in a desert dwelling.
The two-bedroom, three-bathroom dwelling comes with its own private swimming pool.
Built in 1959 but looking very on trend.
If you’re going to book a stay in Palm Springs, do it at one of these luscious hotels. Picks include private bungalows, sleek suites, and budget-friendly rooms.
In LA’s backyard, the desert is anything but desolate
For clients that included Lucille Ball, the prolific designer blended minimalist interiors, bulky furniture pieces, and opulent antiques.
Built in 1935, the petite rock home features a wood-burning fireplace and expansive outdoor space
This place is just plain fun.
The King’s honeymoon house is now $1 million cheaper.
The roomy three-bedroom unit has terrazzo floors, vintage screens, and walls of glass.
The Atomic-era lodge has eight rooms, each with kitchenette and desert or mountain views, and a geothermal pool.
Part of a tract of World War II-era homes built as worker housing.
Tucked into the foothills of the San Jacinto Mountains.
The midcentury home is actually five octagonal pods with glass walls and soaring ceilings.
From Palm Springs to Pioneertown.
Builders peppered sunny Palm Springs with decorative screen blocks in the the 1950s and ’60s, making it one of the best places in the country to see this groovy architectural feature.
They went boom, then bust, but some of the desert’s early settlements haven’t entirely disappeared. Here’s a guide to five ghost towns near Mojave.
Surrounded by olive trees, Miralon will turn an abandoned golf course into a walkable, sustainable community.
Attributed to architect Stan Sackley, the Indian Wells residence will be on display in an upcoming Modernism Week home tour.
Designed by architect E. Stewart Williams, it’s got plenty of midcentury style.
The house is considered one of the "the pivotal works of modern architecture in America."
Designed in collaboration with Albert Frey.
Restored by a former editor of Town & Country and House Beautiful, the residence holds high ceilings, terrazzo floors, and gorgeous atrium-style bathrooms.
Slate floors, sliding glass walls, and an inviting pool.
After their 1967 wedding, Elvis and Priscilla returned to this modernist residence, once dubbed the "House of Tomorrow."
The Old Hollywood socialite lived in the Little Tuscany house for more than three decades, beginning in the 1960s.
Built in 1958, the home was designed by architect Charles Dubois and built by the Alexander Construction Company.
The rustic Palm Desert compound is back on the market asking $3.7 million.
In a complex designed by modernists Donald Wexler and Richard Harrison, the unit has kitschy details salvaged from old tiki bars.
A dramatic atrium, a sunken living room, and more than one wall of mirrors make this house seriously groovy.