iconichouses.org features Dione Neutra

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Iconic Houses features the pivotal role Dione Neutra played in her husband Richard’s work.

Les Petits Meurtres d’Agatha Christie filmed at the Neutra Delcourt House

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Time Capsule

See Richard Neutra’s 1969 Delcourt House in Croix, France, featured in the TV series Les Petits Meurtres d’Agatha Christie, a French adaptation of the classic Christie tales.

2020 Activities at the Neutra Museum

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Institute News

A Message From the Curator Dulce Stein The Institute has made the Neutra Museum space available to me without cost so that I can offer it as an art and culture space for emerging and establish creatives individuals and groups to exhibit their art, poetry, music and cultural heritage. Also as a safe space to

Dione and Richard Neutra

Richard Neutra’s 1969 Recording for the Smithsonian Museum: His Philosophy Summarized

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Neutra’s Modernism

In the spring of 1969, at the urging of Vice President Hubert Humphrey, the Smithsonian Museum mounted an exhibition of my father’s work and ideas. Characteristically my father enlisted me, a young physician studying epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health in thinking how this might be done. I developed a series of slides including

A Celebration of the Life of Dion Neutra 1926-2019

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On January 18, 2020, members of the families of three of his marriages and his blood relatives converged from across the United States and Mexico to break bread and reminisce at the Neutra Museum and then to play music and catch up with each other’s lives at the Neutra VDL studio and residences. On January

Neutra, Dion Gymnastics in 1942 yearbook

Dion Neutra named for John Marshall High Alumni Association’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award

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Dion will be accepting this award and speaking to the graduating class at the 2019 Commencement Ceremonies to be held June 7, 2019, at the Greek Theatre, in Griffith Park. 8000 attended.

The “Enhance Silver Lake As Park” Project

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As President and Chief Consultant of the Neutra Institute, and Dion Neutra, Inc. I, Dion Neutra, have been involved with ideas about how to preserve or enhance the experience at Silver Lake, for now, nearly 9 decades; since 1932, actually. That was the date my father, finished construction of his first version of a live-work

VDL Research House II receives National Historic Landmark designation

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The VDL Research House II and the original version of Painted Desert Visitors Center, AZ  have been chosen with 20 other historic sites by outgoing Secretary of Interior to NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARKS! This is the highest level of appreciation for important Historic Sites and is a great honor for us here at the Institute! The program is presided over

Neutra In Roatan, The Island Dream

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Architect Dion Neutra has led the Neutra firm for the last half of its illustrious nine decades of service. Dion’s work and unique experience serve to further secure the Neutra legacy; Richard Neutra is revered the world over as one of the most influential architects of our time. Dion’s son, Nick Neutra, is in the

Roberto Burle Marx’s only US example

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In response to a NY Times article about Marx: In the mid 50s our office designed a large residence in Havana. Through dad’s contacts, we somehow attracted Marx to offer a landscape design for that project. In 1955, we were working on the LA Headquarters building for the Amalgamated Clothing Workers Union. Dad convinced Marx