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Stars of The Movie Colony

The impressive Movie Colony neighborhood represents Hollywood's Glamour Heyday with its mix of romantic Spanish Colonial Revival estates and elegant modernist homes.

$45 (2.5 hrs)

Category: @Palm Springs, Tour (Exterior), Neighborhood Walking Tour, Outdoors

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Originating in the 1930s with the luxurious El Mirador Hotel as its centerpiece, the posh Movie Colony Neighborhood became the private refuge of Hollywood Royalty–Cary Grant, Gloria Swanson, Tony Curtis, Roger Moore, Marilyn Monroe, among others.


Things to Know
Please plan to arrive no later than 8:15 a.m. for your tour.
Tour duration: 2.5 hours.
This tour is for ages 12 and older.
This tour will view EXTERIORS ONLY led by a docent.
Free neighborhood street parking.
Please wear comfortable shoes, sunscreen, hats, and bring water.
Please no pets; service dogs welcome.
All tour duration times are approximate.
There are no bathroom facilities on this tour.
The organizer of this event is Palm Springs Historical Society.

Event Check-in Location
N Avenida Caballeros & E Granvia Valmonte
Palm Springs, CA 92262
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Photo Credits: 
Steven Portoles – Kathy Leonard

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