Henderson Community Building

If the clean lines and organic shapes of the mid-century modern movement pique your interest, prepare to be amazed. Palm Desert is home to some of the finest examples of California-style modern architecture, including homes and buildings designed by famed architects like Albert Frey, William Krisel and Walter White.

Amongst the architectural gems are several of Palm Desert’s public buildings, as well as many private homes, including the only Rudolph Schindler house in the Coachella Valley. 


For more details, Palm Desert Art & Architecture features an in-depth look at the designers, buildings and masterpieces that have helped shape Palm Desert. Pick up your complimentary copy of the book at Palm Desert Visitor Services, inside the North Wing of Palm Desert City Hall. Or download our Art and Architecture map and take a tour to experience it for yourself.