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The Modernism Week Restoration Series

The inaugural Modernism Week Restoration Series will include an intimate tour and conversation about the Sutter House, architect E. Stewart Williams, 1958.

$60 (40 min)

Category: Guided, Talk, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior)

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Join us for an intimate tour of the Sutter House, architect E. Stewart Williams AIA, 1958, Palm Springs Historic Site #133. This home is the first to be featured in the new Modernism Week Restoration Series, a series of home tours devoted to celebrating significant examples of Desert Modernist architecture that have been preserved, restored, and contain carefully curated furnishings and décor. 

This modernist masterpiece is the epitome of the Post War Modernist and Brutalist architectural styles. The home has been carefully updated and furnished with thoughtful attention to the period. Located in the Deepwell neighborhood of Palm Springs, the home was photographed by Julius Shulman in 1960 with its original interiors by Arthur Elrod.

The home incorporates Williams’ signature use of concrete block, steel and glass. Enter through distinctive metal gates into the private courtyard. The house opens to glass walls that reveal the large pool, shrouded by a beamed steel structure for shading the sun. The interior is a sophisticated combination of teak walls, concrete block and glass with an exquisite concrete block and brick fireplace.

Guiding the tour of the home and garden will be a key group of special guests who will share information about the architect, the architecture, the restoration, and any other pertinent information about the property.


Things to Know
This event is for ages 12 and older.

This is a single-home, interior and exterior tour.
The home has been on tour in previous years, but not under the current ownership.
Parking is available on the street.
There are some exterior and/or interior steps.
The organizer of this event is Modernism Week.

Event Check-in Location
The Sutter House

1207 S Calle de Maria
Palm Springs, CA 92264
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Photo Credits: Julius Shulman. © J. Paul Getty Trust. Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles (2004.R.10).

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