[Neighborhood] Palm Springs

Rent Palm Springs Apartments and Houses

One associates Palm with a desert, and the city of Palm Springs is indeed a desert resort city, located in Riverside County, California, USA. The place is also dotted with the California fan palm. It is the largest city in the County by land area. The history of this place dates back 300 to 500 years and is associated with the Cahuilla people who called it “Se-Khi” which translates to boiling water. There are records of the Mexican explorers José María Estudillo and Brevet Captain José Romero having mentioned the presence of Palm Springs when they were assigned the task of finding a route from Sonora to Alta California.

In the 1900s, the city came to be known as a resort for health tourism and rapid developments took place in the area resulting in hotels and Palm Springs apartments coming up.

Top things to do in Palm Springs

The place is known for its midcentury modern architecture and one such attraction of the place, is the Edgar and Liliane Kaufmann House, designed by Richard Neutra. This is a modern marvel that has beautifully incorporated the technological advances in architecture coupled with the intelligent use of natural lighting and space and proportion. In fact, it is also said that this came to be known as the model for mass production of suburban housing. You see all these architectural elements in Palm Springs apartments.

Other notable places are the neighborhoods like Movie colony, El Rancho Vista Estates, Warm sands, Tahquitz River Estates, Canyon ways and a historic Tennis Club, not to mention one of the largest concentration of Golf clubs. Palm Springs apartments are part of each of the neighborhood.

Unique Facts about the Area

It seems that this city has one of the highest counts of same-sex couples of any community in the USA. The city is also known for numerous festivals, conventions and events and the most notable among the same being the Palm Springs International Film Festival.

What it’s like living in Palm Springs

Palm Springs remained a popular destination with the Hollywood celebrities as well as retirees and Canadian tourists. A large number of Palm Springs apartments were built to increase the housing capacity of the area. You can have your choice of living in these beautiful architectural wonders of Palm Springs apartments. It has a hot climate typical of a desert, with ample sunshine, warm days and chilly nights. One could however make the best of the flora and fauna of this region by taking in the beauty of abundant Palms, resorts, estates and canyons. The city has been known as a spring break city true to how it was shown in a 1963 movie titled Palm Springs Weekend.

Famous Celebrities from Palm Springs

The city has its fair share of celebrities and has been home to even a few of the US presidents and Vice Presidents who chose to have their retirement homes here, U.S. Vice President Spiro Agnew and his wife Judy Agnew, U.S. Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower and Gerald Ford along with their spouses to name a few. Apart from this, the city lays claim to a whole host of actors, actresses, directors and the likes. Clark Gable, Leonardo DiCaprio and Katherine Hepburn are among the noteworthy mentions.