Palm Springs' Forgotten Historic District

Palm Springs has rediscovered a historic district that's been on the books for 23 years, but has been somehow forgotten until this week. Preservationists see this as a huge win, a way to protect the unique neighborhood and showcase its architecture.
September 12, 2009, 5am PDT | Alek Miller
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"The district is nestled in Palm Springs' uptown corridor and features a blend of Spanish Revival and mid-century modern commercial architecture. 'The district appears largely intact' to how it looked in 1986, [director of planning services, Craig] Ewing said.

City staff and preservationists alike apparently lost track of the district, the only one of its kind in Palm Springs, amid more than two decades of turnover at City Hall."

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Published on Tuesday, September 8, 2009 in The Desert Sun
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