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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. $40 (2.5 hrs)
Category: @Palm Springs, Guided, Tour (Exterior), Tour (Walking)

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Full Details

The Movie Colony neighborhood began in the 1930s with the beautiful El Mirador Hotel 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, Cary Grant and many other stars 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 for ages 10 and older.
The organizer of this event is Palm Springs Historical Society.

Event Check-in Location

Event location is printed on ticket.


Photo Credits: Frank Sinatra House - Architect E. Stewart Williams © 2018 Palm Springs Historical Society All Rights Reserved., Ric-Su-Dar Darryl Zanuck Estate © 2018 Palm Springs Historical Society All Rights Reserved., Photo by Kathy Leonard © 2018 All Rights Reserved.


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