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Sleep on a Floating Bed in This Ultra-Modern Desert Home

Zillow The master suite of this ridiculously over the top ultra-modern home outside Palm Springs was featured on HGTV's "Million Dollar Rooms," and it's easy to see why it was selected for the show: It's huge at over 1,000 square feet, it's got a floating bed with a $10,000 mattress, and the bathtub is surrounded by an... Continue Reading »

Leonardo DiCaprio Buys Dinah Shore's Palm Springs House

Zillow AP By Erika Riggs Leonardo DiCaprio has a new place to rest, and the timing couldn't be any better. The actor announced in early 2013 that he planned to take a long break after wrapping "The Wolf of Wall Street." What better place to unwind after award season than in a brand new Palm Springs home? The first... Continue Reading »

Homes for Sale in Sun-Kissed Climes

Zillow By Catherine Sherman Dreaming of Spring Break already? You're not alone. The unusually cold weather in many parts of the country makes a sun-laden home that much more enticing. From pools and putting greens to cabanas and sandy beaches, here are luxurious homes prepped for soaking in the sun. They range from a... Continue Reading »

Bob Hope's Palm Springs Mansion Has Price Cut by Millions

Zillow AP By Laura Vecsey When it comes to a one-of-a-kind architectural marvel that had been the prized property of one of the world's biggest entertainers, there's not a lot of comparable homes on which to base a listing price. That appears to be the case for Bob Hope's modern home (pictured above) that looks out... Continue Reading »

For Sale: Midcentury Homes With Contemporary Comforts

Zillow By Catherine Sherman Midcentury modern homes are just as popular as ever: furniture stores are lined with sleek, retro pieces, and designers are showing off their "Mad Men" flair on Zillow Digs. But shopping for an architectural gem doesn't mean you have to forgo contemporary amenities. Here's a look at a few homes... Continue Reading »

Elvis' Palm Springs Home: Ready for Its Encore?

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Suzanne Somers Lists Palm Springs Home for $14.5 Million

By Erika Riggs Few homes are private enough for a deckside soaking tub. Actress and spokeswoman Suzanne Somers' Palm Springs home sits atop a mountain, surrounded by 73 acres. On one of the many patios, a clawfoot tub sits surrounded by rocky outcrops, a gift, says listing agent Joyce Rey, to Somers from... Continue Reading »

Bob Hope's Iconic John Lautner-Designed Volcano Home for Sale (House of the Day)

By Erika Riggs Bob Hope owned a collection of homes in Palm Springs, Calif., and the Los Angeles area, and two have already hit the market -- both snagging buyers within a month of listing. But the real prize of Hope's homes is the John Lautner-designed property, an architectural treasure that hit the market in late... Continue Reading »

House of the Day: Palm Springs Home Is Glamorously Green

The desert city-cum-Hollywood playground that is Palm Springs, Calif., is a vacation spot to most, but for some lucky individuals, the perpetually sunny 760 is the place they call home. You, too, can join the exclusive club and we can't find a better reason to do it than this home. Sprawled over a 21,344-square-foot lot... Continue Reading »

Gerald Ford Compound Hits Market for $1.7 Million

The mid-century-styled home of the late President Gerald R. Ford and his wife is up for sale for $1.699 million, a Realtor announced today. The 6,316-square-foot estate in Palm Desert looks over the 13th fairway of the Thunderbird Country Club, and served as the California retreat for the couple after leaving they left... Continue Reading »

Gay Housing Project Slated for Palm Springs

Matthias Hollwich has big plans to build an innovative gay housing development for seniors in Palm Springs, Calif., called BOOM. The 40-year-old New York architect is the ringleader of what FastCompany magazine's design blog is calling -- with some understatement -- "a wacky, $250m old folks' community for gays." As the... Continue Reading »

Sonny Bono Palm Springs Pad Is for Sale, Babe

The late Sonny Bono's former home in Palm Springs, Calif., has hit the market for the second time since his death in 1998. Bono, one half of Sonny & Cher (pictured left in 1966) -- best known for their 1965 hit "I Got You Babe" -- and later a Republican congressman, lived large at his mansion with his fourth wife,... Continue Reading »

Cary Grant Lived Here

The late, great Cary Grant's historical Hollywood-esque Palm Springs, Calif., estate is up for sale at 928 North Avenida Palmas. The actor was probably the most charming man who ever lived -- tall, handsome, and charismatic. He was born Archibald Alexander Leach and drew record box-office crowds for almost 30 years. Grant... Continue Reading »

Airstreams, Modern Homes Draw Fans to Palm Springs

When introduced, the aerodynamic, Atomic Age Airstream trailer was the ultimate mobile expression of mid-century modern design. Now these classic trailers are not only "collectibles" but they're in vogue as hip, mobile homes -- or even re-purposed as guest rooms or offices parked at home. "That type of lifestyle has... Continue Reading »

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