In Montecristo Magazine’s latest article “Frank Sinatra’s Twin Palms Estate Mid-century glam” Sinatra’s home is referred to as “the perfect place to play out your Rat Pack fantasies.” Montecristo delves into into the history of the Estate and how its midcentury style and architecture have made it a favorite landmark in Palm Springs. <br> There’s no doubt that last month’s Modernism Week, an annual celebration of mid century modern architecture and aesthetic, is still on the brains of Palm Springs’ residents and modern enthusiasts alike. Sinatra’s Estate was featured in many notable events and tours during the multi-week festival and continues to open it’s doors to large groups and parties who wish to relive Sinatra’s Hollywood lifestyle
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Every February since its creation in 2009, 75,000 modernist enthusiasts from across the world head to the mecca of modernism, Palm Springs California, to celebrate mid century architecture and design during Modernism Week. This 10 day festival, which takes place from February 16th to the 26th, features more than 250 events including home and garden tours, films, lectures, culinary events, the vintage furniture show and sale, and much more. Frank Sinatra’s Twin Palms Estate, will be featured during several events throughout the entire celebration. Here are some events to keep your eye out for: Night at the Frank Sinatra Estate– February 19th The Sinatra Estate once known for it’s happy hours, opens its bar once again for an evening of classic mid century cocktails in honor of ‘Ol’ Blue Eyes’ himself. Frank Sinatra’s Neighborhood- The Movie Colony History Walking Tour– Various Dates Take a tour through the elegant neighborhood of the Movie Colony and see homes lived in by some of Hollywood’s biggest stars. Frank Sinatra’s “Twin Palms” Estate Tour– February 23rd- Join the Palm Springs Preservation Foundation (PSPF) for a tour of Frank Sinatra’s beautiful “Twin Palms” estate, designed by modernist architect E. Stewart Williams in 1947. For more information on Modernism Week and the full schedule of events click here.