Palm Springs Preservation Board 2019 - Celebrating 100 Years of Bauhaus

SYMPOSIUM | DAY 1 | APRIL 14TH 

PALM SPRINGS CONVENTION CENTER, 277 N. AVENIDA CABALLEROS

1pm  Registration opens and visit with exhibits/organization tables

2pm  Symposium

-Welcome from Mayor Robert Moon
-Keynote Speaker 
-Panel moderated by Sidney Williams with three (3) current practicing architects (Sean Lockyer, Duane Smith & Dan Spencer) sharing how the Bauhaus Movement influenced their work and the work of earlier Palm Springs architects.
-Break
-Mod with a Twist: Guide to Easier Living - Debra Hovel
-Prelude to Palm Springs: Albert Frey's Aluminaire House - Alan Hess
-HSPB accomplishments in 2018/2019 - Dick Burkett & Ken Lyon
-Certificate of Recognition and the 2019 Preservation Matters Award

5:10pm  Tours (CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE)

6pm  After Event Gathering - Spencer's Restaurant (w/complimentary appetizers, no host bar)

Share your experiences from the day and celebrate with other attendees at the after event gathering, which will be held at the Bougainvillea Room at Spencer’s - a restaurant beautifully situated in Palm Springs at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains that has been holding celebrations and large gatherings for over 50 years. The Bougainvillea room is a part of the Tennis Club founded by Pearl McManus in 1937. 

 

EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS | DAY 2 | APRIL 15TH
THE BANK, 383 S. PALM CANYON DRIVE

10:00am - 3:30pm

-There was Architecture Before the Bauhaus - Bill La Voie & Steven Price 
-Stepping Stones: The Bauhaus Legacy in the U.S. - Penny Shaw
-Pearl McManus Contribution to Palm Springs - Renee Brown, Historical Society
-Break
-Mod with a Twist: Beauty and the Bank
-Advance Peek into the Agua Caliente Cultural Museum, Coming 2020 - Kate Anderson, Tom Davis
-What Does Modern Even Mean, Anyway? - Robin Abrahams, Steven Drucker
-Lunch break
-Bauhaus Thinking: Balancing Form & Function - Jade Nelson & Martin Lowry, PS Mod Com
-Importance of Landscape to Preservation - Steven Keylon, PSPF
-Researching Historical Properties - Melissa Riche
-Break
-Exploring the Palm Springs Architecture & Design Center Archives - Frank Lopez, ADC
-Preservation Matters: How Preservation Pays Off in Increased Value - Ken Lyon
   a. Class 1, 2, 3 & 4 Designations
   b. Secretary of Interiors examples of preservation, restoration, rehabilitation, reconstruction
   
c. Mini version of Mills Act

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Have questions? Contact the Planning Services Department at 760-323-8245 or send us an email.