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Shangri-La of the Stars - Midcentury Showcase

Stroll through this pristine midcentury neighborhood with its collection of elegant Modernist homes, designed by the desert’s most revered architects.

$45 (2.5 hrs)

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


Architects E. Stewart Williams, Donald Wexler, and Hugh Kaptur shine here. Some of Hollywood’s biggest names lived in these well-manicured properties boasting some of the most attractive desert landscaping in Palm Springs. Loretta Young, William Holden, Carmen Miranda, Jerry Lewis and Liberace are just a few of the stars that called Deepwell home.


Things to Know

Tour duration: 2.5 hours.
Please plan to arrive no later than 8:15 a.m. for your 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

Deepwell Estates
E Mesquite Ave and Manzanita Ave
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Photo Credits: Markovitz and Jobe House. Architect Sean Lockyer, photo by Kathy Leonard © 2018 All Rights Reserved., Bronstein House - Architect Donald Wexler & Richard Harrison, photo by Kathy Leonard. © 2018 All Rights Reserved., William Holden house, photo by Kathy Leonard© 2021 All Rights Reserved. 

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