The Lost Krisel

After a neighbor’s sharp eye pegs a south Palm Desert house as a design by William Krisel, the architect recalls drawing the plans for the property, which is on the market again.

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For years, Jim West and his wife, Karen Prinzmetal, strolled by the midcentury modern home on Fiddleneck Lane in Palm Desert and pondered its origins. It was certainly in fine company with an Albert Frey around the corner, a few Walter Whites nearby, and the historic Firestone estate in the vicinity. But the Fiddleneck residence always provoked the same question:

The Road to Fame and Fortune

Stars and “starchitects” made Palm Springs the grandest of A-list party pads. Follow us for an eye-popping tour of some iconic celebrity houses

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Fascination with celebrity never dies. The desire to connect to Hollywood — the excitement, the razzle-dazzle — remains as strong today as it was in the ’50s. And Palm Springs will always be part of that Tinseltown allure.