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For Modernism Week, here are five Midcentury Modern homes for under $1 million

Palm Spring’s Modernism Week, which concludes this weekend, draws architecture and design fans from across the country in a showcase of the Midcentury Modern movement.

In celebration of the style, here’s a sampling of Midcentury homes priced at less than $1 million around Riverside County.

PALM SPRINGS: The Steel Development House 6, designed by Donald Wexler and completed in 1962, boasts a steel-and-glass design topped by a floating folded-plate roofline.

Address: 300 E. Molino Road, Palm Springs, 92262

Listed for: $827,000 for two bedrooms, two bathrooms in 1,411 square feet (9,148-square-foot lot)

Features: Walls of floor-to-ceiling glass; period details; drought tolerant landscaping

About the area: In the 92262 ZIP Code, based on 43 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in January was $450,000, up 33.1% from the January 2015, according to CoreLogic.

RANCHO MIRAGE: Designed by William Krisel and built in 1958, this residence has tongue-and-groove ceilings with exposed beams and walls of glass that open to the swimming pool.

Address: 36421 Sandsu Circle, Rancho Mirage, 92270

Listed for: $769,000 for three bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms in 1,680 square feet (10,019-square-foot lot)

Features: Clerestory windows; open-plan living room with wall fireplace; swimming pool

About the area: In the 92770 ZIP Code, based on 23 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in January was $695,000, up 19.4% from January 2015, according to CoreLogic.

PALM SPRINGS: Steep gables and timber outriggers lend a distinctive look to this Donald Wexler-designed home in the Green Fairway Estates area.

Address: 2484 S. Pebble Beach Drive, Palm Springs, 92264

Listed for: $642,500 for three bedrooms, two bathrooms in 1,859 square feet (0.25-acre lot)

Features: New Terrazzo floors; original marble countertops; restored cabinetry

About the area: In the 92264 ZIP Code, based on 16 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in January was $667,000, up 11.2% from January 2015, according to CoreLogic.

PALM DESERT: Built in 1957, this Midcentury residence was recently renovated and has rustic beamed ceilings, a rock wall fireplace and a contemporary-style kitchen.

Address: 73110 Grapevine St., Palm Desert, 92260

Listed for: $925,000 for four bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms in 2,298 square feet (0.45-acre lot)

Features: Open-plan living room, saltwater swimming pool; glass-wall exterior fence

About the area: In the 92260 ZIP Code, based on 23 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in January was $407,000, down 4.2% from January 2015, according to Redfin.

PALM SPRINGS: Part of a tract developed by Jack and Bernie Meiselman, this home in the Racquet Club Estates East area draws the eye with its low-slung gable roofline.

Address: 2092 N. Via Miraleste, Palm Springs, 92262

Listed for: $579,900 for three bedrooms and two bathrooms in 1,200 square feet (10,454-square-foot lot)

Features: Post-and-beam design; updated kitchen with tiled backsplash; courtyard entry

About the area: In the 92262 ZIP Code, based on 43 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in January was $450,000, up 33.1% from the January 2015, according to CoreLogic.

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