“Adobe homes were abundant throughout the Coachella Valley in the early 20th century, but by the 1930s many had fallen into disrepair or collapsed from lack of maintenance. Following the Long Beach earthquake in 1933, many of the valley’s historic adobes were destroyed or torn down due to new earthquake retrofitting laws.

Few of those original adobes survived except for one of the valley’s oldest, the Cavanagh Adobe in Indian Wells, which celebrates its 100th year in 2022 with a special Modernism Week October event set for Oct. 14…”

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