Mid Century Modern Round Up: Saving Palm Springs Mid Century Modern and more

Mid Century Modern continues to be in the news:

That’s it, friends. Have a great weekend.

Mid Century Modern: Flashback Friday: Mountain Shadows, Scottsdale, AZ

By Mary Beth Klatt

The original Mountain Shadows resort, built in 1959 in Scottsdale, had a distinctive Rat Pack appeal. The sprawling building, designed by real estate developer Del Webb, had the largest known swimming pool in Arizona. It attracted Hollywood actors such as Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, Elizabeth Taylor, and Robert Stack, among others. They came to enjoy golfing, swimming, and drinking cocktails while listening and dancing to a live orchestra at night in the shadows of the Camelback and Mummy Mountains.

Read more here.

Mid Century Modernism: Weekly Round Up: Phoenix, New York City, Chicago

March has come in with a vengeance here in Chicago and the weather promises to be lion-like for a while. But it will all be out like a lamb by month’s end. But Mid Century Modern is forever, right? It doesn’t look like it will go out of style any time soon. Here are some happenings, stories and more that caught my eye recently while doing story research and more this week:

That’s it. Notice all the Mid Century Modern as you drive and walk wherever you are.

Flashback Friday: Real Estate Redux: Schleier Mansion, Denver, Co

Denver went from frontier town to mountain metropolis in the 1880s, as hopeful arrivals sought to profit from the booming mining industry.

The relatively stable silver industry offered the fortune-hunters wide opportunities. Those who succeeded settled in and hired architects to design homes that reflected their newfound wealth.

Read the Wall Street Journal article here.

Mid Century Modernism: News Round Up: Walt Disney, Richard Driehaus Museum

A Round up of all things Mid Century Modern:

That’s it for now, friends.