After selling the old house we were supposed to finally remodel this year we took a consolation trip to Palm Springs.

On our way to the Indian Canyons we stumble upon a modern development that looked quite interesting 🙂 That was ALTA, and it was only the beginning of the modern developments we have seen. And although rather high end in all details, it wasn’t much more expensive than the creepy “contemporary Eichler-inspired architecture” of these Palo Alto apartments. And while I understand the expensive part I really don’t get the bad design with the wrong Eichler label…

We’ve also spotted another high-end development in the area, the Pinnacle by Cioffi. And surprisingly, we found a back to earth development of the same Cioffi in the North side of Palm Springs, close to the Racquet Club Road Estates and Alexander steel homes. These is the Murano, and this is the kind of affordable nice&modern homes that I’d like to see here too…
Or since we’re talking “eichleresque” condos/townhomes in Palo Alto, take a look at these Palermo development, kind of the same small sf but what a nice layout and design…

What we didn’t find in this trip were the prefabs I was reading everywhere about, I need to do more research on this and another trip to Palm Springs 🙂

And since the places to stay in this travel log aren’t kid friendly, here are some links for modern rentals to try next trip.

Please leave me a note if you have any recommendations for modern rentals for families with kids!

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