Walter White: Bates house (Palm Springs, Calif.)



The house White designed for Miles Bates in Palm Springs was never built, but would have been a much larger residence than the one built for Bates in Palm Desert. The plan for the house included an experiment in overlapping circles and half circles, with outdoor terraces and upward-sweeping roofs which delivered views of the San Jacinto Mountains.


Walter White, architect


Walter S. White papers, Architecture and Design Collection; Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.


circa 1953-1955


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Walter White, architect, “Walter White: Bates house (Palm Springs, Calif.),” UCSB ADC Omeka, accessed October 26, 2021,