Modernism Week Featured Home - Maison a l'Orange

Event Starts: Sun , Feb 18, 2018 , 09:00am PST

Event Ends: Sun , Feb 18, 2018 , 01:00pm PST

Tickets go on sale November 1, 2017 at 12pm PDT.
Event Description
Join Modernism Week for an exclusive tour of this featured private home in South Palm Springs, affectionately called "Maison a l'Orange." The Palm Springs design team of Howard Hawkes and Kevin Kemper of H3K Design worked closely with the owner over the past year customizing the house for the owner's enjoyment, but also as an expression for her love of Midcentury Modern architecture and Palm Springs. The walls of glass, a soaring roof line, and a Googie-inspired lounge make Maison a l'Orange the pice de rsistance for MCM enthusiasts.

The history of the home dates back to 1960, when famed Glendale-based architectClair Earl designed 3 neighboring houses on LaVerne Way in Palm Springs near the Alexanders' Twin Palms development. These houses are magnificent examples of MCM architecture, each with their own characteristic look. Sadly, this house sat in severe disrepair and neglect over the past decade. Nicknamed Maison a l'Orange for the current owner's love of the color orange, the house was recently finished with a complete renovation and will be unveiled for the first time during Modernism Week 2018.

Please note that this house is also part of the "Atomic Ranch" Live: Seminars, Workshops and Tours on 2/17/18.

Event Restrictions

This tour is produced by Modernism Week.

Comfortable, slip on style shoes suggested. Booties are required and will be available at the door.

Ages 12 and over, please.