We have many fine examples of this architectural genre that are “The Lost Mid-Century Moderns” because we can’t connect them with their architect. These post and beam homes were designed for maximum light, view lines and contact with the desert. Take this home for example.
According to the County Tax Assessor record, it was built in 1957. A knowledgeable visitor pointed out that the raked stucco exterior was often used by E. Stewart Williams, and the time frame was right.
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Rendering of exterior entry of Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion. Rendering courtesy of Marmol Radziner Architects, FAIA.
Ever since the Palm Springs Art Museum acquired the former Santa Fe Federal Savings and Loan building on Palm Canyon Drive last June, and announced plans to transform the bank into an architecture and design museum, a ground swell of support has been growing. The concept has also garnered considerable national and media attention.
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