Paul Kaplan Group - Bennion Deville Homes
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Listing: 1796 S Palm Canyon Drive

Palm Springs, CA 92264

The Paul Kaplan Group presents an exceptional three-bedroom, two-bath architectural end unit in the Royal Hawaiian Estates Historic District, featuring high ceilings, polished concrete floors, clerestory windows and two patios with mountain views. 

The unit's cook's kitchen has an adjacent office /dining area, and the original terrazzo floors remain in the entry and kitchen. 

Both bathrooms have been highly upgraded and this meticulously maintained home is in move-in-condition. A single attached carport is just steps from front door. The Royal Hawaiian is close to popular restaurants, hotels and is on the free BUZZ trolley line. The unit qualifies for tax credits under

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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

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Listing: 3500 N Avenida Fey Norte

List Price
:  $525,000

Neighborhood:  El Rancho Vista Estates

Detail:  1,759 Square Feet  |   3 bedrooms  2 Bathrooms  "Rumpus" Room

 Why we love this house:  Donald Wexler, F.A.I.A., is the most iconic Palm Springs architect of the mid-century error.  He designed this tract of homes that were built in 1960, providing modern, architectural properties "for everyone."  Instead of the typical cookie-cutter ranch homes being built in the day, these homes offered innovative floor plans, and unique designs, that had never been seen before.  This timeless home gives the new owners a chance to live in a piece of architectural history, an example of a home that contributed to the Desert Modernism movement.

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Donald Wexler is one of Palm Springs most Iconic architects and one of the founders attributed to the Desert Modernism movement here in Palm Springs and southern California.

Life and career (from Wikipedia)

Wexler was born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in 1926 and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota.He graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1950and worked for Richard Neutra. He moved to Palm Springs in 1952 and practiced there for almost six decades, developing an architecture that is acutely sensitive to the extremes of the desert climate. In 1962, he designed the all-steel Alexander houses, along with the structural engineer Bernard Perlin for the developers George and Robert Alexander. His houses' framing, roofs and exterior siding are

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