Credit: Ed Freeman <strong>Cal-Tex Auto Parts, Coachella, CA</strong><br/> 'This was the first one I took. There were people going in and out of this store all day long. Three years later it was torn down'
The Saguaro Hotel The Sydell Group acquired the hotel in mid 2011 with a plan to fully renovate the property into a resort celebrating the natural desert surroundings of Palm Springs. Architects Peter Stamberg and Paul Aferiat were brought in to infuse local color into the property. The team, known for their bold use of color, advocated recreating The Saguaro around a palette of 12 vibrant tones found in native desert wildflowers.