See one of famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s classic homes located on the ocean front in Carmel. It is a private home and tours are only available rarely but it can be seen on Scenic Road or from the beach.
Carmel is home to over 20 wavy-roofed classic cottages built by Hugh Comstock in the 20’s & 30’s. A list with addresses can be obtained from Carmel Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center.
Mission San Carlos de Borremeo de Carmelo is one of the missions built by Father Junipero Serra in 1771as part of the California mission system. Tours are available.
Tor House & Hawk Tower is on the National Historic Landmark list. One of Carmel’s first homes, this stone masterpiece was built by renowned poet Robinson Jeffers for his bride. Tours are available.
The First Murphy House has been preserved as Carmel-by-the-Sea’s first house and is home to the Carmel Heritage Society. Tours are available.
Formerly a church, the Carmel City Hall is a classic. This Lincoln Street building is home to meetings of the Carmel City Council and city commissions. It was a busy place when Clint Eastwood was mayor.
The Sunset Performing Arts Center started as a grade school in early Carmel. Its latest renovation has turned it into a world-class venue as home to the Carmel Bach Festival, Chamber Music Monterey Bay, Carmel Music Society, the Monterey Symphony, Dance Kids of Monterey County, the Carmel Art & Film Festival and the Carmel Authors & Ideas Festival. There are also performers who come from around the country and the world as well as facilities available for conferences, meetings, and weddings.