“Long before its name became synonymous with the largest outdoor music festival on the planet, Coachella was a vibrant hometown with the moniker “City of Eternal Sunshine.” With farming at its roots (the Coachella Grapefruit is named after the city), Coachella has grown into an active community covering 29 square miles with a mix of agriculture, light industry, and well-established neighborhoods with plenty of room to grow.

The historic downtown area has been transformed into Pueblo Viejo — a walkable arts and cultural hub with the new Spanish Revival-style library and conference center at its core. A clock tower designed with mission bells in mind anchors the center. The chimes ring out across the plaza. Arches and colorful ceramic tile adorn the library facade to welcome patrons inside…”

[Read the full article at palmspringslife.com]