“Bob and Helene Alexander had their man. The couple — known for founding the famed Alexander Construction Company, which helped change the landscape of Palm Springs into a midcentury modern haven — knew there was no need to conduct a search to figure out who would design what became known as “The House of Tomorrow” in Palm Springs.

William Krisel had already shown them what he could do, having worked with the construction company to design the 90 tract homes that established the Twin Palms neighborhood in Palm Springs. The Alexanders had seen Krisel’s personal residence in Brentwood and asked the architect to incorporate many of the same elements, such as atriums, sunflaps, and the fireplace, into those tract homes…”

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