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by Paul Kaplan
on Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at 12:02pm.
The Paul Kaplan Group is excited to participate in a number of events during Modernism Week, in Palm Springs, kicking off on 2-15-18! The mission of Modernism Week is to celebrate and foster appreciation of midcentury architecture and design, as well as contemporary thinking in these fields, by encouraging education, preservation and sustainable modern living as represented in the greater Palm Springs area. Here's a sampling of where you'll find The Paul Kaplan Group during this exciting even that celebrates our beautiful sunny town, of Palm Springs:
Modernism Show and Sale
A dynamic collection of 85 premier exhibitors from across the U.S. and Europe presenting and offering for sale rare and beautiful vintage furniture, lighting, sculpture, paintings, silver, jewelry, ceramics, glass, rugs, prints, photography, vintage clothing and accessories reflecting all design movements of the 20th century and especially highlighting midcentury modern design.
Also included is admission to the Palm Springs Modern Design Expo, a NEW event showcasing cutting-edge modern design and technology presented by the same team that has produced the Modernism Show & Sale for the past 17 years. The Modern Design Expo will feature 40 exhibitors presenting the newest and hippest elements for modern living including dynamic and energy efficient building materials, home appliances and electronics, smart home technology, hand-crafted furniture and design accessories, contemporary art and photography, and much more. The Paul Kaplan Group will be at the show all weekend with an agent on duty, to answer any questions you have about buying a home in Palm Springs, plus info about our new TINY HOME community too!.
Open House Tour
Come tour over a wide variety of mid-century and architectural homes, presented by The Paul Kaplan Group. The schedule is updated every Friday afternoon. Whether you're looking for a home, curious about neighborhoods, or even just interested in design ideas, these open houses are open to the public and provide an intimate insight into life in Palm Springs.
Racquet Club Home Tour
The Racquet Club Estates 10th Annual Home Tour will showcase the midcentury modern beauty of six unique Alexander homes built in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The tour will include Alexander modern homes designed by respected architect William Krisel which exude the midcentury modern vernacular found in the soaring wafer-thin rooflines, clerestory windows, and open floor plan, and street views of the historic Alexander Steel Houses designed by respected architect Donald Wexler epitomizing the midcentury modern era being made with innovative construction material and method of assembly.
El Rancho Vista Estates Home Tour
Join us for our 7th annual home tour! El Rancho Vista Estates is a midcentury neighborhood developed by Roy Fey in 1959-1960 featuring 70 homes designed by Donald Wexler and Richard Harrison as well as another 20 ranch homes. The vast majority of homes have maintained their original state.
Modernism Week- vintage trailer show
Join Modernism Week for the Vintage Trailer Show – one of the most celebrated and exciting events of the second weekend. This year’s show promises to be bigger and better than ever!
This thoughtfully curated collection of vintage trailers, campers, buses and motor homes is arguably one of the largest and most attended vintage trailer shows in the United States. Year after year the Modernism Week Vintage Trailer Show continues to surprise and delight attendees with some of the most stunning, unique and rare vintage RV’s.
Trailer owners and custom restoration craftsmen will be on hand Saturday, February 24th and Sunday, February 25th to meet the public and discuss their trailer’s unique history and travels. The show will also have a fun mix of retail vendors whose products complement the vintage trailer lifestyle and will have you ready to hit the open road!
As an exciting bonus, attendees on Saturday, February 24th will have the opportunity to vote for the prestigious Peoples’ Choice Award and show their love to these one-of-a-kind treasures. Don’t miss this great Modernism Week tradition!
Modernism Yard Sale
Brought to you by Modern Bear, and hosted by H3K Home, this annual sale has become one of Modernism Week’s most popular free events! Carefully curated vendors offer their highly coveted mix of vintage Midcentury decorative furnishings, fashion, and collectibles—you may score a deal or a total steal! The sale is a last hurrah for 10 days of fabulous architecture, history and haute houses. And it wouldn’t be complete without the free donuts provided by the Paul Kaplan Group and coffee courtesy of Koffi!
Come experience a diverse gathering of merchants selling vintage, retro and mid century modern merchandise while enjoying one of Southern California’s truly breathtaking resort communities. The Palm Springs Vintage Market is becoming a magnificent chance to discover true treasure! Set amid cactus and palm studded scenery, with choices for great dining, music and culture nearby, our eclectic market uniquely presents an experience like no other! The Paul Kaplan Group will have a table set up at the show, and will have lots of brochures to browse too of homes available for sale.
Stop by and say hi! We look forward to seeing you- and of course, we're always here to answer any questions you might have about buying your own mid-century piece of Palm Springs too! HAVE FUN!