kaptur plaza 2018-06-18T23:45:12+00:00

kaptur plaza

palm springs, california

The complex, 32,000 sf of office space, designed and built in the early 1970’s, consists of four buildings which are paired into two groups. Originally named Tahquitz Plaza, it is now named Kaptur Plaza. The architect, Hugh Kaptur, is renowned for his work in the city of Palm Springs. The buildings had been neglected, were vacated, and slated for demolition by the development company that owned them. After several months of contentious debate among developers and preservationists, the decision was made to preserve the buildings. Secoy Architects, Inc. worked closely with Hugh M. Kaptur, Architect to produce the drawings, obtain building permits, and develop the adaptive re-use project that accommodates a variety of uses within this significant modernist architecture.

kaptur plaza

palm springs, california

The complex, 32,000 sf of office space, designed and built in the early 1970’s, consists of four buildings which are paired into two groups. Originally named Tahquitz Plaza, it is now named Kaptur Plaza. The architect, Hugh Kaptur, is renowned for his work in the city of Palm Springs. The buildings had been neglected, were vacated, and slated for demolition by the development company that owned them. After several months of contentious debate among developers and preservationists, the decision was made to preserve the buildings. Secoy Architects, Inc. worked closely with Hugh M. Kaptur, Architect to produce the drawings, obtain building permits, and develop the adaptive re-use project that accommodates a variety of uses within this significant modernist architecture.