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Frank Sinatra’s Neighborhood the Movie Colony

This tour affords a visual feast blending classic Spanish Colonial Revival with the sleek Midcentury Modern designs by the renowned E. Stewart Williams, Donald Wexler and William Cody. $35 (150 min)

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The Movie Colony neighborhood began in the 1930s with the beautiful El Mirador tower as its centerpiece. After WWII Frank Sinatra made it “his” neighborhood when his home, known as “Twin Palms,” became party central. Neighbors Jack Benny, Tony Curtis and Cary Grant also enjoyed this charming and prestigious area.


Things to Know

Tour duration: 2.5 hours.
This tour will view EXTERIORS ONLY led by a docent.
Free neighborhood street parking.
Please wear comfortable shoes, sunscreen, hats, and bring water.
Please no pets; service dogs welcome.
All tour duration times are approximate.
This event is organized by the Palm Springs Historical Society.

Event Check-in Location

This event occurs in Palm Springs. The event address will be printed on the ticket.


Photo Credits: Modernism in White taken by Kathy Leonard Ric-Su-Dar Darry Zanuck Estate and Frank Sinatra House-architect E. Stewart Williams ©2018 Palm Springs Historical Society All Rights Reserved.

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