The Shape of Something to Come

The Aluminaire House is headed for Palm Springs. Here’s how to sound smart about it Plans are now firm for the next big attraction for Palm Springs, an installation that may rival the Marilyn Monroe statue, at least for architecture fans. It is the famous Aluminaire House, designed by iconic Palm Springs architects Albert Frey […]

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The Aluminaire House to relocate to Palm Springs

After Sunnyside Gardens was a no-go, it looks like the Aluminaire House will be heading to sunny Palm Springs, California, according to an announcement by Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet during a fundraising event at Palm Springs Modernism Week last month. The Aluminaire House Foundation plans on placing the all-metal prefab house right across the […]

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Palm Springs Becomes Home to Albert Frey’s 1931 Aluminaire House

Albert Frey’s 1931 Aluminaire House is coming to Palm Springs, says Palm Springs Mayor Steve Pougnet, who took the opportunity to make that announcement at a special event during Modernism Week last month. The event, “Mayor Steve Pougnet Invites You to ‘An Evening for Aluminaire’,” took place appropriately enough at the Palm Springs Visitor’s Center, […]

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Aluminaire House coming to Palm Springs

The Aluminaire House — a 1930s era architectural installation — is coming to Palm Springs for permanent residency in the city’s soon-to-be-developed downtown event space. The location is just across the street from the Palm Springs Art Museum. “I can honestly tell you: It is coming,” Mayor Steve Pougnet told several hundred supporters of the […]

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New York City is losing the Aluminaire House

New York City is losing the 1931 Aluminaire House and its relocating to Palm Spring, California. The aluminum alloy and steel structure was created by the architect Albert Frey and A. Lawrence Kocher, managing editor of Architecture Record, and was commissioned by the Architecture League for the Allied Arts and Industry exhibition. Read Full Article

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Fundraiser party Sunday for Aluminaire House

When it comes to homes evoking mid-century modernism, Palm Springs has a fantastic trove to choose from. But the city has its eyes on one more — in New York — and will throw a party to further rally funds to bring it west. “An Evening for Aluminaire” at the Palm Springs Visitors Center on […]

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