John Raskob, the builder of what was once the tallest building in the world, the Empire State Building, was a frequent Palm Springs visitor.
Santos De Jesus catered the parties of Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, and Frank Sinatra while making a name for himself among Palm Springs’ elite.
Created by David Morris, the Rainmaker fountain was born out of a 1988 decree from then-mayor Sonny Bono for public art in Palm Springs.
Venturing to the top of the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is more than just a way to cool off. It’s a celebration of nearly 60 years of history.
Just outside Palm Springs, Gypsy Boots and his “tribe” led a hippie lifestyle in the caves of Tahquitz Canyon 20 years before its time.
Olympic swimmer Johnny Weissmuller enjoyed visiting Palm Springs where he was more recognized for his role in the film, “Tarzan the Ape Man”.
The U.S. government invested money to convert the El Mirador Hotel in Palm Springs into an army hospital for wounded World War II soldiers.
Casa Cody, the oldest continuously operated hotel in Palm Springs, gives off a vibe that welcomes guests to retreat to another time.
In 1952, Bella Roy realized a mobile ice cream vending business would be an ideal venture to launch in the burgeoning Coachella Valley.
An abandoned Southern Pacific Railway boxcar became a temporary school for 17 students, who excelled thanks to the efforts of Della Lindley.