Palm Springs

Found 27 blog entries about Palm Springs.

 
With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, we’ve got all things “green” on the mind. From rolling green lawns and world-class botanical gardens at a historic estate in Montecito to a collection of ultra-private villas nestled in one of Mexico’s last remaining beachfront jungles, these seven offerings around the world are worth celebrating.

GARDENHOUSE | BEVERLY HILLS

The first residential project in the United States from the world-renowned MAD Architects, Gardenhouse brings visionary design to Beverly Hills, offering a collection of distinct, contemporary residences. Featuring one of the largest living walls in the country, Gardenhouse is enveloped in a vibrant façade of native plants and succulents, which transform with the seasons,

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A new chapter has unfolded in Lake Tahoe’s storied history as Granite Place, the bold new residential development and first phase of the highly anticipated Boulder Bay Resort in Crystal Bay launches sales.

The first offering of its kind in Lake Tahoe in decades, Granite Place features a limited collection of 18 luxury residences across three buildings, with expansive living areas perfectly conceived for entertaining. The property’s Lake, Mountain and Park buildings include two- to four-bedroom condominiums ranging from 1,641 to 2,718 square feet, and feature sweeping lake views and a sophisticated, contemporary aesthetic. Residents enjoy a host of high-end amenities and services, including on-call 24/7 concierge services, a cutting-edge spa and

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From colorful street murals to sleek gallery spaces, monthly art walks to world-class exhibition halls, every city has its own artistic personality and cultural identity. Below are some of our favorite artful attractions in Downtown L.A.

DOWNTOWN ART WALK - This long-running art walk, which takes place on the second Thursday of every month, has evolved right along with the Downtown skyline. Featuring more than 40 participating galleries and museums throughout L.A.’s Bunker Hill, Little Tokyo and Gallery Row, it’s the perfect opportunity to dip your toes into DTLA’s flourishing art scene—and a great excuse to check out one of the new restaurants and bars that have cropped up in the neighborhood.

URBAN ART & CRAFT BEER TOUR - From elaborate

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From colorful street murals to sleek gallery spaces, monthly art walks to world-class exhibition halls, every city has its own artistic personality and cultural identity. Below are some of our favorite artful attractions in Palm Springs and throughout the Coachella Valley.

DESERT X - The site-specific biennial art exhibition, which kicked off in the spring of 2017, has returned to Southern California’s Coachella Valley. On view through April 22, this year’s edition includes installations by 19 of the world’s most innovative contemporary artists, dotting the landscape from Palm Springs to the Salton Sea. The sculptures and installations place an international lens on the Valley while encouraging viewers to participate in broader dialogues

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You can tell a lot about a place by its culinary scene; by the chefs who flock there, the local ingredients that inspire its menus and the international flavors that enliven its dishes. From Old Hollywood haunts to future classics, here’s a look at five restaurants shaping the foodie scene in Palm Springs.

MELVYN’S INGLESIDE INN - This Old Hollywood mainstay was so cool in its heyday, the maitre d’ purportedly turned Steve McQueen and Ali McGraw away. (The pair pulled up on a motorcycle one evening, and were not dressed to code.) The restaurant, which was frequented by the likes of Howard Hughes, Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Sinatra and Salvador Dali, has gotten some upgrades since The Rat Pack reined, but its selection of throwback plates (trout

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Installation images courtesy of Desert X

The second installment of Desert X, the site-specific biennial art exhibition that kicked off in the spring of 2017, has returned to Southern California’s Coachella Valley. On view through April 22, this year’s edition includes installations by 19 of the world’s most innovative contemporary artists, dotting the landscape from Palm Springs to the Salton Sea. Using the desert backdrop as their canvas, the sculptures and installations place an international lens on the Valley while encouraging viewers to participate in broader dialogues surrounding social and political issues of the day.

Among the works featured this year are Los Angeles-based artist Julian Hoeber’s Going Nowhere Pavilion #01 and Executed Variant

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As our global expansion continues, The Agency’s Annual Report now covers more markets than ever before. In it, you’ll find detailed research and information from all the markets we serve—from Los Angeles to South Florida, Canada to Mexico. We also share our favorite milestones and achievements of 2018, from ranking on Inc. 5000’s list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country (for the third consecutive year!) to topping the industry charts in REAL Trends, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and more.

And, of course, let’s not forget the parties. We are The Agency, after all.

View the full report here.

 

 

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The Agency is proud to announce that Co-Founder and CEO Mauricio Umansky has been recognized among the most powerful and influential leaders in residential real estate by Swanepoel Power 200 for the second consecutive year.

Launched in 2014, the SP200 is regarded as the definitive ranking of the most influential leaders and executives in the residential real estate brokerage industry. Each year, the SP200 team invests more than 400 hours analyzing hundreds of bios, annual reports and transaction data to determine its final 200. This year, Mauricio climbed the ranks to #102 (he was previously ranked #118). Together with The Agency’s Co-Founder and President Billy Rose and the founding partners, Mauricio has helped facilitate the company’s growth to

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Mauricio Umansky and The Agency took to the desert to sponsor the 60th Anniversary Desert Classic, a charitable event that raises millions of dollars for the youth of the Coachella Valley. The lively event in La Quinta, California is part of the PGA Tour’s west coast swing and features four days of pro and amateur play and a star-studded concert series.

The Agency hosted the executive suite at Casamigos Club 17, the open-air venue located on one of the most iconic holes played during the PGA Tour season. Situated on the PGA West Stadium course, the island green of the par-3 17th hole, known as Alcatraz, is among the
most recognized holes in golf. Mauricio was among the amateur players, qualifying all four days of the event. He finished strong in

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New headlines for a New Year. With 2019 in full swing, our properties, places and faces continue to make waves and garner their fair share of media attention. From celebrity homes to new resort destinations, enjoy The Agency’s January Hotlist—hot off the press.

BILLY ROSE → The Wall Street Journal called on The Agency Founder and President Billy Rose for his insights in their recent piece, “The Top 10 Upgrades to Sell Your Home for Top Dollar.” Among the most coveted home features in luxury listings are retractable glass walls. “When clients talk about ‘bright,’ they are talking about big windows and sliding glass walls that open to the inside,” Billy explained. Read more about luxury home must-haves here.

ONE&ONLY MANDARINA PRIVATE HOMES →

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