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Hidden Paradise - Show Biz Legends' Hideaways

The Mesa is a beautiful secluded neighborhood with a fascinating assortment of eclectic architecture. It boasts one of Palm Springs’ most stunning architectural anomalies, the Santorini House.

$45 (2.5 hrs)

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

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Ranging from romantic Spanish Colonial Revival to dramatic Contemporary Modern, these hillside hideaways were home to Hollywood’s elite. Natalie Wood and Robert Wagner, Sonny and Cher, Suzanne Somers and music legend Johnny Mercer just to name a few, lived in the protective shadow of the San Jacinto mountains. Today legend Barry Manilow enjoys this slice of paradise.


Things to Know
Tour duration: 2.5 hours.
Masks may be required on this tour.
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.
This event is for ages 10 and older.
There are no bathroom facilities on this tour.
The organizer of this event is Palm Springs Historical Society.

Event Check-in Location
The Mesa
S Mesa Dr and W Camino Carmelita
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Photo Credits: Ship of the Desert © 2018 Palm Springs Historical Society All Rights Reserved., King C. Gillette Estate © 2018 Palm Springs Historical Society All Rights Reserved., The Max Factor house, photo by Kathy Leonard © 2018 All Rights Reserved.


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