Restored Wexler house—tract's one of only
seven ever built—hits Palm Springs market
An "almost obsessively" restored model of one of architect Donald Wexler's Steel Development houses—Steel House No. 6—has hit the market in Palm Springs, just a few weeks after the sale of Wexler's own self-designed home nearby.
Together Wexler, business partner Richard Harrison, and engineer Bernard Perlin created plans for a tract of steel homes, expected to total 38 in all, in the early 1960s for prolific Palm Springs developers George and Robert Alexander. But only seven were built.
All seven still stand, and together they have risen to local celebrity status. But Steel House No. 6 (1962) is one of only two of them that features a...