Palm Springs in Riverside County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The 40 foot tower, with its pyramidal roof, provided access to the upper story rooms and a roof top terrace. The topmost room was called “Loretta Young’s Room”, because it was her favorite in Palm Springs.
The Modern/Art Deco-style hotel was designed by Lloyd Wright the son of Frank Lloyd Wright, and constructed of solid concrete using a technique which was quite advanced for that time.
The McCallum adobe, once located on this site has been moved to the Village Green.
Erected by City of Palm Springs & Nathan W. & Bernadette K. Cohen. (Marker Number HSPB-10.)
Location. 33° 49.365′ N, 116° 32.813′ W. Marker is in Palm Springs, California, in Riverside County. Marker is on North Palm Canyon Drive (Business California Route 111) south of East Tahquitz Canyon Way, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welwood Murray Memorial Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); Desert Inn (was about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing. ); Lykken’s Department Store (about 700 feet away); McCallum House (about 700 feet away); Site of First Community Church (about 700 feet away); The Cork'n Bottle Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Telephone Building (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palm Springs.
More about this marker. The Art Deco Oasis Hotel and Tower is located behind the Oasis Commercial Building which was designed by E. Stewart Williams. The hotel was built in 1925, and the commercial building in 1952.
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