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Blogger Coronare Modestus Faust Features Twin Palms in Article

Frank Sinatra’ House was recently mentioned in an article entitled “The Rat Pack Leader’s First House — A Palm Springs Legend”. The article, written by E. Stewart Williams and Coronare Modestus Faust talks about the history behind Frank’s purchase of the home. Here’s a sample from the article:

“May 1, 1947, Frank Sinatra — who had just signed a million-dollar movie contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios — wandered into the offices of newly-founded architectural firm Williams, Williams & Williams. At the time, now-legendary architect E. Stewart Williams was a novice who had just joined his father’s firm and had yet to design a private residence. Sinatra, holding an ice cream cone and wearing a sailor’s hat, informed the architects that he wanted them to design and build a huge Georgian-style estate (well, let’s forgive Frank; he was from Hoboken) by Christmas, in time for a party the singer was hosting. Though the desired finish date was only seven months out, Williams, Williams & Williams accepted the commission.”

Read the article here | Download / Print PDF Article “Five Little Rentals with Hollywood History to Boast About” recently wrote an article entitled, “Five Little Rentals with Hollywood History to Boast About” and featured the Frank Sinatra Estate as one of these home. Other homes featured are Ian Flemings Goldeneye Resort, Bruce Willis’ Parrot Cay, Mic Jagger’s Mustique, and Sandacre, a home that was rumoured to be frequented by Marilyn Monroe.

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Twin Palms Hosts Animals Asia Foundation Charity Event

Twin Palms was recently the backdrop of a charity event for the international animal welfare group, Animals Asia. The event held on September 29, 2011, was an evening filled with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction. Tickets were $100 per person and the proceeds benefit Animals Asia Foundation, the Hong Kong-based organization that rescues endangered Asiatic black bears, also known as Moon Bears, in China. Read the article here in the Desert Sun | View Print PDF



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