Tour 6 - Midcentury Showcase
During the hot summer months June-September we offer walking tours by foot or vehicle as private tours arranged by calling the museum. These are catered to the best time/day that you choose. Our regular scheduled walking tour season will begin again in October 2019.
Monday 9:30 am
Shangri-La of the Stars
Stroll through this pristine mid-century neighborhood with elegant Modernist homes, some designed by the desert's most renowned architects, including E. Stewart Williams, Donald Wexler, Hugh Kaptur, and many others. In these well-manicured properties lived some of Hollywood’s biggest names. Loretta Young, William Holden, Liberace, Jerry Lewis, Carmen Miranda, are just some of the stars who called Deep Well home.
The neighborhood also boasts some of the most attractive desert landscaping in Palm Springs. During the tour, visitors will learn fascinating secrets of the stars along with the history of this lovely midcentury neighborhood.
Approximately 2.5 hours
Meet at the corner of Mesquite Avenue and South Manzanita.
Bring: Please bring proof of purchase (show digital email or print out ticket receipt).
Wear comfortable shoes, bring water, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a hat is advised.
Please be advised no bathroom facilities on tours.
No Refunds - Read the FAQ page for more details about the walking tours.
Free neighborhood street parking
Photo credit: Photo by Bill Anderson, © copyright Palm Springs Art Museum