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PS Architecture Tours

901 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-4449
+1 323-578-6025
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Interesting and knowledgeable.

Trevor gave us a lively, informative tour of the history of mid century modern homes in Palm... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
susancam
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Fraser, Colorado
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Outstanding Tour

Trevor is an engaging, informative tour guide. He covered so much territory in the nearly three... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
NetskieB
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Experience Palm Springs' world-famous collection of mid-century modern architecture on a personally guided tour with Trevor O'Donnell, one of the area's most knowledgeable guides. Palm Springs is a living museum with hundreds of homes and buildings designed by some of the 20th century's finest architects. Join Trevor for a fascinating exploration of the city's magnificent collection. Learn about a remarkable group of architects, builders and celebrity clients, and listen to the back stories that add life, humor, intrigue and awe to Palm Springs' extraordinary concentration of modernist buildings.
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901 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-4449
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+1 323-578-6025
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Trevor gave us a lively, informative tour of the history of mid century modern homes in Palm springs. We visited many interesting neighborhoods and he gave us a lot of good information. Worth the time to understand the unique architectural history. Thanks, Trevor.

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Reviewed 20 May 2018

Trevor is an engaging, informative tour guide. He covered so much territory in the nearly three hour tour, and my friend and I had a great time. We were taken to areas of Palm Springs I didn't know existed, and he made me love this...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

My daughter loves mid century so she arranged for this tour for our visit. I'm usually not a tour type person, but this was fabulous. I am a history buff and I had so many questions about Palm Springs. Trevor answered them all before I...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

We recently visited Palm Springs with friends who arranged this most interesting tour and were so glad they did. It was nearly 3 hrs. and didn't seem long at all. In fact, I was very sorry when it ended. Trevor has a great deal of...More

1  Thank Suzanne M
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Trevor, of PS Architecture Tours, led our tour of about 22 people on a tour bus through several neighborhoods to see the best examples of the various architectural styles (modernist, Spanish and Hollywood Regency) while describing the houses' histories, who the architects were and who...More

Thank William L
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

I'll admit that my wife and I are kind of tour snobs. And Trevor gave one of the top tours we've ever done. We love mid-century modern, and since PS is the largest concentration of that style in US, we had to go. He shared...More

Thank sweetsunshine55
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Everyone who goes to Palm Springs with a love for architecture needs to go on this tour with Trevor. His knowledge is boundless and he is engaging and super-friendly. I'm a huge fan of his tour and intend to tell all my friends.

Thank ggwriter
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I loved this tour of mid-century modern homes. Trevor was so knowledgeable but never boring. The tour really gave us first-timers to the area a great feel for the time. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

This was a fantastic tour. Trevor is very professional and engaging. He has a rich knowledge of the designers during this time, and how the architectural developments impacted the Palm Springs culture. The smaller, intimate size of this tour makes it a great option for...More

1  Thank late_bloomer09
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Just a quick note to say what a wonderful time I had on my tour with Trevor. I booked the tour months in advance of my trip and was starting to doubt my decision as the trip neared, imagining it would be me (a 30-something)...More

Thank Rory L
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cash488
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Response from PhotosbyPharos | Reviewed this property |
No. I wish it did. But they are all private homes.
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JJ B
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The tour leaves from a cute modern store in the design district of Palm Springs. We had a car so I don't know about cabs. The man that who owns the company lives in the area so if you're staying in the heart of Palm Springs... More
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