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Modernism Week Leaders Worry About Preserving Palm Springs' Mid-Century Architecture

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Palm Springs' architectural legacy is defined by its trove of mid-20th-century structures ranging from private homes and condo developments to civic buildings. 

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The Donald Wexler-designed colonnade leading to the entrance of the Spa Resort in Palm Springs, circa early 1960s.

While many of the historic properties have survived and been brought back to life, a Modernism Week lecture by the Palm Springs Preservation Foundation reminded attendees that the threat of demolition is still real.  KVCR's Matt Guilhem reports.

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