Palm Springs Modern: Mid-Century Architecture Tours
By Desert Publications, Inc.
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· Guided tours of 80+ mid-century landmarks in Palm Springs, California
· Tour by location, architect, or create your own custom tour
· Intimate profiles of 12 leading architects
· Video access to interiors and exteriors of premier properties
· New & historic images, including Julius Shulman photography
· Written and narrated by top architectural historians and experts
This application contains embedded high-quality video, photo, and audio content. Because of the large size, download time may vary based on your connection speed. You will need a WiFi connection to download the app to your device.
We recommend you download the app through iTunes on your computer, then sync to your mobile device to reduce download time. Depending on the model of the device, the “Checking for updates” install sequence may vary. The app will also require 1 Gb of free space on your mobile device. Without enough free space the app may not install.
What's New in Version 1.2
- iOS 7 Compatibility
-less storage needed on device
-faster install time
-stable on older devices
Don't hesitate, get this.
Just returned from our first trip to Palm Springs and this app proved invaluable. We loved using it in the car and in preparation before we ventured out for neighborhood walks. It's easy to navigate and go about finding a home or business from many routes: the architect, the area, names of building, etc. The map feature is fantastic. We went from place to place and never felt frustrated. I love the old and new photos, as well as the commentary and fun facts about each project. I don't usually purchase too many apps, but this enhanced our visit so much. I wouldn't hesitate.
Purchase before traveling
Yes this program does download but it takes a very long time, perhaps hours depending on the download speed. Once downloaded it is an excellent introduction to the topic, even if the program is a little buggy. Functionality is good, but it would have been nice to be able to go from thumbnail pictures or map location icons directly to the detailed descriptions of the properties. We did not use this as a real time tour guide. With some planning ahead, patience and fast network internet access this might be possible.
Squirrels without wifi
Gigantic app, so find a coffee shop with wifi for download. App is well designed and has good information on the buildings it features. Not a complete MCM survey, though. Worse, the map feature, which is critical for an efficient tour, doesn't work well in some parts of town. We had limited time in town and too much time was spent nursing the app.
- Category: Travel
- Updated: Feb 14, 2014
- Version: 1.2
- Size: 1.04 GB
- Language: English
- Seller: Desert Publications Inc
- © 2012 Desert Publications Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.