Ava Gardner - 1148 East Alejo Road, Palm Springs. Movie Colony East. Ava Gardner lived in this home along with Frank Sinatra, after she broke up his marriage to Nancy Barbato. Ava met Frank at the Chi Chi Club downtown PS during a switch partners call by the emcee. The house was built in 1947 and designed by E. Stewart Williams. It has 4 bed, 5 bath, 3,617sf, and a pool on a 35,017sf lot.
LAWRENCE WELK - 730 East Paseo El Mirador, Palm Springs. Movie Colony Neighborhood. Big band leader and variety television show producer owned this 2,749sf, 3 bedroom, 3 bath, 1952 home till 1978. It has a pool and a 16,117sf lot. Welk was the creator of ballroom Champagne Music and was known for his corny German accent phrases like “Wunnerful, Wunnerful,” “Ah-one and a-two” and “Pee (be) on your toes.”