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Historic Homes Sold by Architectural Experts in Palm Springs

Posted by Paul Kaplan on Thursday, May 5th, 2016 at 12:48pm


William Krisel, Albert Frey, Robson Chambers,  Donald Wexler, Herbert Burns are  the most recognized architects of the notable Palm Springs mid-century era.  These architects are accredited as some of the initial founders of the Desert Modernism movement. As the specialists of Palm Springs architectural real estate, The Paul Kaplan Group has been selling their works since 2000, including 4 recent notable sales in Palm Springs.

1415 North Camino Centro -  Palm Springs
Architects:  Frey and Chambers
Neighborhood:  Old Las Palmas
Listed by Brad Hudson & Mathew Reader of The Paul Kaplan Group
Sold Price:  $1,700,000
Designed by architects Albert Frey and Robson Chambers and built in 1964 in luxurious Old Las Palmas, this elegant and sophisticated 3 bedroom & 3 bathroom home  was smartly designed for the desert lifestyle with large indoor / outdoor living spaces, a saltwater pool & spa, and gorgeous views of the mountains.  (This home sold in 1 day. )

1141 Calle Marcus, Palm Springs
Designed by Herbert Burns
Neighborhood:  Deepwell
Listed by:  Gary Johns and sold by Will Paine, both of The Paul Kaplan Group
Sold Price:  $600,000
A striking Mid-Century Modern home designed by Herbert Burns, a custom home is in the desirable Deepwell neighborhood of South Palm Springs. Many of Herbert Burns' signature details are found inside and out: floating, uplit soffits and corrugated wood walls combined with stacked stone fireplace and stone accent wall.

300 E. Molino Road, Palm Springs
Architect:  Donald Wexler, FAIA
Neighborhood:  Racquet Club Estates
Listed by Gary Johns and sold by Michael Slate, both of The Paul Kaplan Group
Sold Price:  $699,000
Steel Development House 6, Donald Wexler, architect 1962. A sublime classic. 1411 square feet of authenticity. Steel, glass, and floating folded-plate roofline are hallmarks of the architect's ingenuity. City of Palm Springs Class 1 Historic Site

577 S Glen Circle, Palm Springs
Architect:  Palmer & Krisel
Listed by Peter Roa of the Paul Kaplan Group
Sold Price:  $529,900
Located in the historic Racquet Club Estate, this home features the iconic mid-century tract homes built by the Alexander Construction Company.  Post and beam construction, tongue and grove ceilings, open floor plans and outdoor living areas were revolutionary concepts for mass produced housing of the early 1960s, and still appreciated in the 21st century. 

The Paul Kaplan Group specializes in unique architectural homes in Palm Springs and are the local experts.  For more information on purchasing or listing your own architectural gem, please contact them at 760-459-1396 or







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