The iconic, longtime Palm Springs home of internationally known recording artist Trini Lopez heads to a no-reserve online auction beginning April 11 with bids opening at $1 million.
Lopez had owned the four-bedroom, five-bath home since 1968. Lopez died in August 2020 of complications related to COVID-19 at the age of 83.
Built in 1961, the “well-known celebrity home retains many original features including a stamped-brick façade, exposed beams, tongue and groove ceilings, Masonite and patterned cinderblock walls, original mirrored walls, built-in buffet, Hawaiian blanket breeze blocks, and (the original) pool and spa,” according to the Heritage Auctions website.
The estate — spanning 2,521 square feet — includes a casita with kitchenette. Lopez used the casita as his personal office and music studio. Sitting higher than neighboring homes on .28 acres, the property features unobstructed and soaring views of the San Jacinto Mountains in a private setting. The midcentury