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Dick Burkett

Board Member

Dick’s background blends interior design, marketing & hotel management. His intro to historic properties began as Manager of the Essex House, NYC. He subsequently created a development company in Florida and owned trade showrooms in Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia, and later managed showrooms in NY, Chicago and Miami. In addition, he developed an imports and design business in Mexico.

Having personally renovated and restored numerous homes of architectural styles, Dick now works as a designer with limited clients in Palm Springs. He has lived in the area since 2005 and has been an active volunteer with PS ModCom since that time. Dick also currently serves as Vice Chair of the Palm Springs Historic Preservation Board, is a member of PSPF, the Architecture & Design Council, PS Art Museum Legacy Circle and Plaza Theater Committee.

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