Palm Springs Preservation Foundation
 

Abe & Marion Schwartz Residence Tour

 

Sunday, February 19, 2017

On a lovely Palm Springs afternoon, several hundred eager tourgoers visited the Abe & Marion Schwartz Residence (1964, attributed to Hollywood architect Harold "Hal" Levitt). A particularly exuberant example of modernist architecture, the residence is striking with its isosceles trapezoidal piers covered in quartzite. The interior, beautifully decorated with period-appropriate furniture, features many original elements including an airy interior atrium. On display was Levitt's signature multi-level design and a stunning floating fireplace with vintage tiles. In 2016, the Schwartz Residence was nominated by PSPF to become a Class 1 Historic Site in the city of Palm Springs. (Photos courtesy Mood Creative)

 

 

 

home : mission : history : board : recognition : vintage pspf : archives : lost : then and now : successes & setbacks : tribute journals : membership : donate : get involved : our sponsors
our volunteers
: for homeowners : preservation links : tax credits : other links : contact us : online booklet : calendar

Copyright 2010 Palm Springs Preservation Foundation. All rights reserved, except for photographs used by permission of rights holders.
Created by Thetford Web Development