The Neutra VDL House Celebrates its National Historic Landmark Status
Built in 1932, the VDL Research House designed by Richard Neutra is one of Southern California’s modernist gems. Now it has been named a National Historic Landmark by the U.S. Department of the Interior following the tireless work of its owners, the Cal Poly Pomona Foundation and, in particular... View full entry
Check out the newly-restored Neutra-designed Oasis Building in the Petrified National Forest
Back in the early ‘60s, the National Park Service had a program dubbed Mission 66, dedicated to bringing modern facilities to the national parks. One of the earliest examples of this, the Painted Desert Community Complex designed by Richard Neutra and Robert Alexander, has just been restored in... View full entry
Ain't No Party Like an Archinect Party: Treatise Launch at the VDL House
The Cognoscenti Coffee cocktails were flowing (and frothing) at the Neutra VDL House on Saturday May 2nd, as Archinect, the VDL House and the Graham Foundation hosted the book launch of Treatise, a series of publications wherein 14 relatively new design offices explored the question "Why Write... View full entry
Architect Dion Neutra To Take His Famous Father's Work To Raleigh, NC
Triangle Modernist Houses continues the 2012 TalkModern Lecture Series. October 30, 2012 (Raleigh, NC) – In 1949, Time magazine named modern master Richard Neutra (1892-1970) the second most important architect in America, second only to Frank Lloyd Wright. On Tuesday, November 13, at... View full entry
'nother Neutra slated to be demo'd
The [Kronish House]... has been "terribly neglected, but the bones are still there," said Dion Neutra, an architect who teamed up with his late father, Richard, on the project. "The new owner thinks it would be more valuable to tear it down and have empty land."
— LA Times
Cal Poly Pomona Archives on California Modernism and International Style
I recently got acquainted with Cal Poly Pomona's archives of Richard Neutra, Raphael Soriano, Donald Wexler, Garrett Eckbo, Craig Ellwood and others. These archives contain never published before original drawings, photographs, blueprints, and stories. They were given to the College of... View full entry
Neutra on a roll
The 1941 Maxwell house by Richard Neutra, one of Southern California's most celebrated residential architects, is being moved in pieces from Brentwood to a vacant lot in Angelino Heights, the neighborhood near downtown Los Angeles best known for its restored Victorians. Photographer Brian Thomas Jones was on the scene as the first part of the 1,700-square-foot wooden structure made the journey down Sunset Boulevard to its new home.
— LA Times