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Discover this historical Palm Springs condo via 3D virtual tour
Currently available is unit 107/108, situate in the back of the complex, and offering generous mountain views from both patios. Price: $384,000 turnkey furnished 1 Bed + den, 2 baths MLS: 16-107324PS (full listing) By Sofia Yarberry
The Racquet Club Villas are one of Palm Springs’ most historic housing complexes—developed by an acclaimed trinity of mid-century modern designers: architect William F. Cody, builder Paul Trousdale, and landscape artist Philip A. Shipley.Built in the 1950s The Racquet Club Villas, even six decades later, still maintain much of the authenticity of their original design. None of the cottages to this day have been knocked down, and some have been combined in order to offer larger home spaces. One of the features that makes this such an iconic community is the landmark design: including floor to ceiling glass windows, concrete block walls, resort-style pools, and dense lush greenery that adds an air of seclusion in the midst of the desert.
Discover the Racquet Club Garden VillasArtist and thinker László Moholy-Nagy has commented on glass architecture in his book The New Vision: “A white house with great glass windows surrounded by trees becomes almost transparent when the sun shines…The white walls act as projection screens on which shadows ... more
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