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Villa de Las Palmas, “A Serene Oasis of Form, Function & Elegant Living” Designed by Famed Architect Jo Paul Rognstad

Join us for our maiden Modernism Week tour and discover this little-known midcentury architectural gem between the Palm Springs Uptown Design District and the coveted neighborhood of Old Las Palmas.

$65 (90 min)

Category: Self-guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Interior), Tour (Neighborhood)

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Considered an architectural gem, Villa de Las Palmas is a stunning condo complex designed by the renowned architect Jo Paul Rognstad, who is celebrated for his innovative and modern designs. Completed in 1962, Villa de Las Palmas quickly became an icon of midcentury modern architecture, showcasing Rognstad's distinctive style and attention to detail.

One of the standout features of Villa de Las Palmas is its integration with the surrounding natural landscape. Rognstad skillfully incorporated the desert environment into his design, seamlessly blending the indoor and outdoor spaces. The complex is nestled amidst lush palm trees and offers breathtaking views of the nearby mountains. The use of large windows and open floor plans allows for abundant natural light to flood the interiors, creating a harmonious connection between the residents and their picturesque surroundings.

Rognstad's architectural vision for Villa de Las Palmas was centered around creating a serene oasis for its residents. The complex features a central courtyard with a sparkling swimming pool, meticulously landscaped gardens, and shaded seating areas. The clean lines, minimalistic aesthetic, and use of natural materials such as stone and wood contribute to the overall sense of tranquility and sophistication. Villa de Las Palmas stands as a testament to Rognstad's talent for blending form and function, providing residents with a timeless and elegant living experience in the heart of Palm Springs.


Things to Know
Ages 12 and older.

There are six (6) homes on this tour.
The check-in desk closes promptly at 1:00 p.m.
Photography is at the discretion of the homeowner.
There are exterior steps throughout the complex.
Plenty of street parking is available.
Bathrooms in homes are not available for use.
Please no pets or smoking permitted on the entire property.
Please no food, drinks, pets or smoking permitted in the homes.
This venue is not wheelchair assessable.
The event producer is Villa de Las Palmas HOA.

Event Check-in Location
Villa de Las Palmas   

197 W Via Lola
Palm Springs, CA 92262
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Photo Credits: Villa de Las Palmas HOA

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