$65 (30 min), $125
Be the first to see the newly renovated Alexander Estate, known as the House of Tomorrow and popularly as the Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway where Elvis and Priscilla Presley honeymooned in 1967. Located in the historic Vista Las Palmas neighborhood, this extraordinary home was designed in 1960 by architect William Krisel for Helene and Robert Alexander of the Alexander Construction Company. The architect designed in a series of four interconnected circular pods, embodying Krisel’s view that “circles have no edge, you can approach them from anywhere.” Many original and dramatic features have been restored including the terrazzo floors, windows, ceiling mounted fireplaces and the custom circular sofa in the living room.
Tour, Lecture, and Book Signing
On Sunday, October 16 at 2:30 p.m., Chris Menrad, author of William Krisel’s Palm Springs: The Language of Modernism will conduct a brief lecture at the House of Tomorrow. Chris will be available to sign copies of the book following the lecture (book sold separately). Chris Menrad is a noted preservationist and real estate professional specializing in significant midcentury modern properties. He will lead a guided tour of the House of Tomorrow, pointing out the unique architectural elements of the home, followed by a Q&A conversation and book signing.
Tour and Cocktail Reception
A twilight tour and cocktail reception for a limited number of guests at House of Tomorrow is available at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday October 13, Friday October 14, and Sunday October 16. This is a one-hour tour and reception. This tour is for ages 21 and older.
Things to Know
Tours are open to children 10 years of age and older, and all children must be accompanied by an adult.
Free parking available in the Vista Las Palmas neighborhood.
The House of Tomorrow is not ADA accessible and commercial photography is not permitted.
No food or beverages permitted.
No pets permitted.
The organizer of this event is Palm Springs Life.
Event Check-in Location
House of Tomorrow, 1350 Ladera Circle, Palm Springs, CA, 92262
Photo Credits: Palm Springs Life
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