Palm Springs Midcentury Modern Tour

Take a Self-Guided Tour, Marvel at Midcentury Masterpieces.

Palm Springs has become a magnet for enthusiasts and collectors of all things midcentury Modern. Visitors from around the world converge on this small desert resort town to see houses by heavy-hitters such as Richard Neutra and John Lautner. Here, we offer a 10-stop self-guided tour to direct you to some of Palm Springs' most prized properties.

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Midcentury Modern

Tramway Gas Station

Map2901 North Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA


This Albert Frey and Robson Chambers’ creation (originally a gas station) is now the Palm Springs Visitors Center. The hyperbolic paraboloid roof of this gateway to the Coachella Valley spans more than 95 feet.

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Constructed: 1963-65
Photo By: Bill Anderson / Palm Springs Historical Society
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