Show 426, May 22, 2021: Kurt Cyr, Palm Springs Mod Squad Tours

Kurt Cyr of Plam Springs Mod Squad Tours

“Palm Springs is the perfect destination for those seeking a hip, architecturally cool city to explore. For over 100 years, artists, designers, architects and Hollywood stars have been drawn to this corner of the Southern California desert making the city a hot bed of creativity.”

The well-informed and personable Kurt Cyr is the official guide for Palm Springs Mod Squad which provides in-person, one-of-a-kind architecture and design tours of Palm Springs. Both of Kurt’s signature tours have been carefully modified to accommodate all COVID 19 safety measures.

The current offerings (by reservation only) are the Socially Distanced Tour and the Interior Socially Distanced Tour. Guests follow the Mod Squad van in their own vehicle while Kurt provides engaging commentary via cell phone. The Martini and Mid-Century Architecture Tour will return as soon as allowable.

“The Interior Socially Distanced Tour takes guests into three mid- century Palm Springs houses, including The Desert Star. Guests learn how Desert Modern design is as appropriate today as it was 60-70 years ago.”