PSPF board member Steven Keylon, an architectural historian and author of the book The Design of Herbert W. Burns, will present an informative and entertaining overview of Burns’ life and career. Burns’ fascinating life and multiple talents (from his early years as a lighting designer/fabricator, to stockbroker, to contractor, and finally to architectural designer) have earned him Keylon’s informal nickname “The Charismatic Chameleon.” Steven is the past president of the California Garden and Landscape History Society, and is the editor of their journal, Eden; a member of the Stewardship Council of The Cultural Landscape Foundation; and a board member of Docomomo US/SoCal.
The Palm Springs Preservation Foundation is a non-profit organization whosemission is “to educate and promote public awareness of the importance of preserving the historical resources and architecture of the city of Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley area.” PSPF offers free membership as a public benefit.
Free ticketed event
Things to Know
This event is for ages 18 and oder.
No children or pets and no smoking please.
This event includes complimentary light refreshments.
Please be respectful of the neighborhood and do not park in front of mail boxes or driveways.
This is a popular event so if your plans change and you need to cancel please notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we may make the space available to someone else.
Handicap parking available. This event is wheelchair accessible.
The organizer of this event is Palm Springs Preservation Foundation.
Event Check-in Location
Palm Springs Woman’s Club, 314 South Cahuilla Road, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Photo Credits: Palm Springs Preservation Foundation, Orbit In, Burns Family Archive, The Hideaway
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