Mid-century modern or “desert modernism” architecture is a defining characteristic of the Palm Springs area. From celebrity commissioned vacation homes to civic buildings and resorts, a drive through Palm Springs is like a walk through a museum. Inspired by the desert landscape and hillsides, revolutionary architects have been creating habitable art by blending the outdoors with the in since the 1920s. Pick up a P.S. Modern map for a self-guided design tour or join the knowledgeable Robert Imber on his fact-filled trip. Points of interest include Elvis and Priscilla’s “House of Tomorrow” honeymoon spot, Richard Neutra’s Kaufmann House, Albert Frey’s Tramway Gas Station and Frank Sinatra's "Twin Palms" home.