Aluminaire House coming to Palm Springs

FEBRUARY 16, 2015

The 1931 Aluminaire House 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. In the world of architecture and design, the tiny Aluminaire House is regarded as a sort of signpost, one that brought the international style — already popular in Europe through the Bauhaus movement and figures like Le Corbusier — to the United States. And landing the structure allows Palm Springs to more significantly burnish its reputation as a small California resort city serious about mid-century modern architecture, style, and — perhaps more importantly — its preservation. The Aluminaire House project has been one that “people have attached on to. They understand it. They get it. And Palm Springs is the place for it to be,” Davis added.

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