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Desert Dreamers 7: The Architects

Their works continue to awe and inspire, and the group is adding members.

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This edition of Desert Dreamers focuses on the Palm Springs architects whose works continue to awe and inspire, and continues to add new members thanks to a resurgent interest in modernism over the last two decades.

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Man of Steel

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Architect Donald Wexler designed the steel homes composed primarily of glass, steel, and concrete — materials relatively impervious to the Palm Springs’ destructive elements.

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Gamesmanship

You’ve got to ask yourself one question: Do I feel lucky?

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Los Angeles–based 11 Ravens, founded by Michael Zaretsky and Bernard Semerdjian, aims to bring gaming tables out of the domestic dungeon.

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Stars Underfoot

It’s a strange thing, the Palm Springs Walk of Stars. I know they’re not gravestones, but they’ve always felt a bit funereal to me.

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It’s a strange thing, the Palm Springs Walk of Stars. I know they’re not gravestones, but they’ve always felt a bit funereal to me. So, I walk with caution on Palm Canyon Drive.

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Red Alert

Roses are red, rubies are too. Looking at price tags will ruin Christmas for you.

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Here are the best holiday gifts for 2017 that might scare you by their price tag, but lure you with a dedication to making you see red in a good way.

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Top Dentists 2017

150 years ago “painless” dentistry involved drugs that knocked you out for days. Few medical arts have evolved so far, so fast.

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Using a rigorous process, topDentists has compiled Top Dentists 2017, a sampling of the great body of talent in the field of dentistry in California.

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Desert Dreamers 5: The Eccentric Visionaries

There is no doubt that the limitless possibilities offered by the desert often attract the most eccentric personalities. But it would be a mistake to call them crazy. It sometimes takes a generation or two to discover the genius of a nutball.

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In Desert Dreamers 5, there is no doubt that the limitless possibilities offered by the desert often attract the most eccentric personalities.