Funny Web Park, a blogger using Blogspot, wrote an article entitled 14 Most Famous Celebrity Owned Homes. The article featured Twin Palms, the former desert estate of Frank Sinatra, and other resorts and estates owned by celebrities such as Paul Newman, Donatello Versace, CNN founder Ted Turner, and actor Robert Di Niro among others. The article features some great photos of each estate and offers a wonderful history of each property.
Archive for November, 2010
Palm Springs and Sinatra House were recently featured in the November 2010 issue of the German Elle Magazine. The article discusses the town in general and mentions some of the travel hot spots including Twin Palms Frank Sinatra Estate. Here’s a sample from the article: – Architecture of the 50th and 60th, which is very popular as background for movies and photo-shoots – Description of the architectural style, examples: Orbit In, Frank Sinatra house. And the hint, that you can buy these kind of furniture’s and lifestyle in different design shops in Palm Springs – Which stars are staying in Palm Springs. You never know, because Palm Springs keeps every secret and is a Paparazzi-free area. That is the reason, why Hollywood stars have loved this place since the 1930th. Like the Rat Pack and Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope, Elvis Presley. But also stars of today, like Agyness Deyn, Dita von Teese or the Hilton-Sisters at Coachella Music Festival or stars, who visiting the film festival – Palm Springs is a place to relax and to enjoy life: Shopping, relaxing at the pool, golf, Rock-Climbing at Joshua Tree National Park Hotels with description and webpage: Parker, Viceroy, Ace, Orbit in – Vacation homes for longer stays, also Celebrity homes – Architecture tours, Modernism Week, etc. Read the article here in PDF format
Bing Travel recently added Twin Palms to their list of Celebrity owned hotels. Here’s a sample from the article: “Singer Frank Sinatra originally requested that his architects build his Palm Springs, Calif., house with lots of opulent columns, but they talked him into this more casual “desert-appropriate” home. He lived in the home from 1947 to 1957, years that saw many ups and downs in his personal life, including a divorce from his first wife, Nancy, and his marriage to and divorce from Eva Gardner. Through it all, it was a refuge for Sinatra and the Hollywood elite.” Read the article online | View / Print PDF