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WILLIAM (BILL) KRISEL, AIA (1924-2017)
VISTA LAS PALMAS, PALM SPRINGS CA


The Vista Las Palmas Estates were commissioned in 1956 and developed by George Alexander Construction Company. Interiors were by Arthur Elrod.


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1957 - 1123 North Via Monte Vista, Palm Springs CA. Sold in 1968 to the "King of Cool," Dean Martin, and his second wife, Jeanne. Deeded to Jeanne in a 1973 divorce settlement. Jeanne owned the house until her death on April 24, 2016. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1957 - 1355 North Via Monte Vista, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1957 - 1387 North Via Monte Vista, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1957 - 1194 North Vista Vespero, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1957 - 1200 North Vista Vespero, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1958 - 1177 North Vista Vespero, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1958 - 827 West Via Vadera, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 1266 North Abrigo Road, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 961 North Coronet Circle, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 970 North Coronet Circle, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 972 North Coronet Circle, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 983 North Coronet Circle, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


1959 - 973 North Fairview Circle, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


1959 - 987 North Fairview Circle, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 992 North Fairview Circle, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 995 North Fairview Circle, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 1320 North Granito Circle, Palm Springs CA.


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1959 - 909 North Rose Avenue, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 965 North Rose Avenue, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 972 North Rose Avenue, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 977 North Rose Avenue, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 981 North Rose Avenue, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 984 North Rose Avenue, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 996 North Rose Avenue, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 999 North Rose Avenue, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 970 North Tuxedo Circle, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


1959 - 978 North Tuxedo Circle, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


1959 - 982 North Tuxedo Circle, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


1959 - 1215 North Via Paraiso, Palm Springs CA.


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1959 - 1244 North Via Paraiso, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 1286 North Via Paraiso, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 700 South Via Las Palmas, Palm Springs CA.


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1959 - 833 South Via Las Palmas, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 840 South Via Las Palmas, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 677 West Regal Drive, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 699 West Regal Drive, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 707 West Regal Drive, Palm Springs CA. Sold in 2019. For sale in 2020. Top photo by Michael Locke.


1959 - 793 West Regal Drive, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 820 West Regal Drive, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 855 West Regal Drive, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


1959 - 879 West Regal Drive, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 888 West Regal Drive, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 903 West Regal Drive, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1959 - 922 West Regal Drive, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


1959 - 989 West Regal Drive, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1960 - 1111 Abrigo Road, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1960 - 1197 Abrigo Road, Palm Springs CA. Also known as the Frost House. The original owners, Theodore and Claire Morse, commissioned architect Harold Levitt to "design a Hollywood Regency-designed expansion of the standard tract house with a dramatic pool, custom finishes, and large glass pocket doors that when open, create a seamless indoor-outdoor experience." Designated a Palm Springs Historic Site (no. 94) in 2016. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1960 - 830 North Fair Circle, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1960 - 880 North Fair Circle, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1960 - 892 North Fair Circle, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1960 - 893 North Fair Circle, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1960 - 1050 North Rose Avenue, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


1960 - 1102 North Rose Avenue, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1960 - 1131 North Rose Avenue, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1960 - 1164 North Rose Avenue, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


1960 - 1190 North Rose Avenue, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1961 - 816 North Fair Circle, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1961 - 823 North Fair Circle, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1961 - The Jackie Cooper House, 1055 North Rose Avenue, Palm Springs CA. In 1959, Krisel did another house for the actor in the Racquet Club Estates neighborhood. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1961 - 1148 North Rose Avenue, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1961 - 1255 North Rose Avenue, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


1961 - 1326 North Rose Avenue, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1961 - 822 North Topaz Circle, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1961 - 844 North Topaz Circle, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1961 - 865 North Topaz Circle, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1961 - 866 North Topaz Circle, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1961 - 894 North Topaz Circle, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


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1961 - 1000 West Via Vadera, Palm Springs CA. Photo by Michael Locke.


Sources include: City of Palm Springs.