J. Smeaton Chase estimated in 1923 the total full-time population of Palm Springs to be less than 200 souls, including the native population.
The Bonnet House, 1941. Richard Neutra, Architect. At the time of construction, this series of cubes angled into the hillside lot was widely hailed by critics in 'Architectural Record' and 'Arts & Artists' magazines.
Rudolph Schindler’s Roth Residence, 1946 with recent studio space by Barbara Bestor: Unless prepared, one’s first reaction to the Roth Residence is likely astonishment.
The Adelman Residence, 1956, designed by O'Neil Ford, FAIA (once noted as the best unknown architect in America) & U.S.C. architect Thornton Abell, FAIA.
First offering: The DeVault Residence, 1958, Herbert Kameon, AIA. The tenets of Organic Architecture as espoused by Wright and Harris are strictly adhered to in what is reputed to be Herbert Kameon’s first residential commission.
The Deats Residence,1909 - Historic Arts and Crafts Bungalow, Winner of Heritage Home Award from Alhambra Preservation. Built to house a mid-western couple and their two sons, this Craftsman style residence exhibits all the hallmarks of the Arts and Crafts era.
A Rare 19th century Creole great house standing on 8-1/2 acres in St Lucia. This stately and gracious Island residence is set within a lush and vibrant park-like nature preserve overlooking Castries Harbor.
If one only relied on Lao Tzu's claim "The excellence of a dwelling is in its site." all would be said in regard to the Murren Residence.
Los Angeles has a long and distinguished history of urban courtyard housing. Strangely, almost no such courtyards have been built in Los Angeles since the early 1930’s. In 2000, Elizabeth Moule and Stefanos Polyzoides, Architects and Urbanists, revived the tradition of courtyard housing at Harpe
This ideal So-Cal Modern indoor/outdoor lifestyle by post-war U.S.C. architect Nisan Yale Matlin, A.I.A. is carefully updated in the spirit of the style over a thoughtful 10 year period by architectural designer Darrick F. Martin.