While you may have heard of the Honeymoon Hideaway because it was the King's retreat, you may not know that the home was called the "House of Tomorrow" because it was on the forefront of Mid-Century modernist architecture. Built in the early sixties by the Alexander family, the Alexander Estate is over 5,500 square feet, though 'square' is a misnomer in this case because all of the rooms, on three floors, are round.
Today, the Honeymoon Hideaway has been restored to its original glory, done in Art Deco decor and design throughout. According to the Desert Sun, it is the place to have yourself photographed. Don't forget to take a picture of the most photographed pool in the valley as well! The Alexanders built over 2,200 homes in the area, and were largely responsible for the rise in Mid-century modernism in the Palm Springs area in the sixties.
Elvis made even more popular a home that was already well-known in its own right. You can tour the Honeymoon Hideaway, and there are art shows and events (check here for dates and costs). If you're an Elvis fan, you'll want to make this a central part of your time in Palm Springs!
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