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Palm Springs classic revived for a new generation

William Krisel, 83, never won as much acclaim as Richard Neutra, Albert Frey or others who defined mid-century modernism in Palm Springs. But it was Krisel who helped to bring a modern sensibility to the middle class. Now, decades later, his plans are being built once again.