Note: Tour is seasonal.
Modernism Week and PS Architecture Tours have joined forces to offer a season-long series of carefully curated small group tours called Architecture Tours by Modernism Week.
Architecture tours by Modernism Week are conducted by Trevor O’Donnell, a renowned architectural historian and tour guide. These tours provide an exclusive opportunity to explore Palm Springs’ iconic midcentury modern architecture, which has made the city famous worldwide.
Trevor O’Donnell is a knowledgeable and passionate guide who offers in-depth insights into the history, design, and significance of the buildings visited during the tours. He shares captivating stories about the architects, their vision, and the cultural and social context of the midcentury modern movement. Trevor O’Donnell’s extensive knowledge and engaging storytelling make these experiences informative and enjoyable for architecture enthusiasts, design professionals, and anyone interested in the history and beauty of modernist architecture.
Participants on these tours get to visit a curated selection of architectural gems, including private residences and public buildings, designed by legendary architects such as Richard Neutra, Albert Frey, E. Stewart Williams, and others. The tours often highlight both well-known and lesser-known locations, allowing visitors to discover hidden architectural treasures.
Whether you are a design aficionado or simply curious about Palm Spring’s architectural heritage, the Architecture tours by Modernism Week offer an enriching and immersive experience that celebrates the timeless allure of midcentury modern design.
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