What you'll do
Travel into the past and see the houses of some of the biggest stars of the 1960's like Rat Packers Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Peter Lawford and, even Marilyn Monroe. This exciting tour takes you into the heart of the 1960's where Palm Springs meets Las Vegas! After cruising through the architectural past, it will be time for an adult refreshment. In true Palm Springs fashion, we'll stop for a martini! There Kurt will share his martini knowledge with you. You'll discover why martinis are shaken and not stirred and how this drink became the signature cocktail of the era.
Kurt Cyr is a designer and owner of Palm Springs Mod Squad. He gives daily architectural tours of Palm Springs. Kurt is co-founder of Salon for the Parched, a monthly gathering for creative thinkers. He is also co-founder Makerville, a collective of makers who established a studio above Palm Desert. Currently he is foraging the juniper berries found at Makerville to craft his own bespoke gin.
The tour is in a mini van Maximum 5 persons
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Where you'll be
The architectural portion of the tour lasts 60 minutes. We travel through Palm Springs and see the town that Hollywood made their famous playground. Then we'll be ready for a martini!
Keep these in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
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Up to 5 guests ages 18 and up can attend.
This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.
Bring a camera. Palm Springs is the capital of mid century architecture. There is a lot to photograph! If the dates scheduled don't work, we may be able to create an experience on another day.
Martinis and Mid Century Architecture