San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, 2001. First edition. Boards. Oblong small quarto, pp. 180, indexed, illustrated with b/w and color photographs. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket. Item #19341
This book reveals the eccentric treasures of the commercial, civic and domestic architecture of Pal Springs, a true oasis of progressive design. An unlikely fusion of buildings suited to meet the extreme climate and Modern ideals that gained worldwide popularity, Palm Springs was a virtual laboratory for unique midcentury innovation. Illustrated with hundreds of archival and contemporary photographs, plans and vintage ephemera. From the Old House Journal library.