During Modernism Week Fall Preview, tour scary-good relics like the former Coachella Valley Savings and Loan that haunt with their modernist spirit.
The call came one day in 2009. Los Angeles–based art dealer Kay Richards phoned her other half, Cooper Layne. “Coop, you’ve got to come to Palm Springs and see this house.” Drawn to the desert as well as the home’s architectural pedigree and potential, the couple knew this diamond in the rough was seduction in the making. Built in 1959