Late-Breaking Event: Neutra House Project - House Party

Late-Breaking Event: Neutra House Project - House Party

Sep 15, 2007

Los Altos Neutra House

  • Neutra House Project
    • House Party Celebration: Kicks off the public phase of its $600,000 capital campaign to save, renovate, and adapt a Los Altos house designed by famed California Modernist Architect, Richard Neutra, for community use
    • Tour the house, view future plans, and attend a panel discussion focusing on this Neutra house as part of the Modernist movement [more info below the jump]
    • Sun., 9/16, 4-6 pm
    • Los Altos Community Foundation Headquarters, 183 Hillview Ave., Los Altos
  • More info:
  • This architecturally significant house was moved to Los Altos City-owned land in November 2005. It is now being adapted into a community center for meetings, off-sites, and other similar activities. The house will also include ongoing audiovisual programming and a permanent exhibition on local modern architectural history. At the celebration, guests will have the opportunity to tour the house, (still undergoing construction and located next door to the Los Altos Community Foundation), as well as view future plans. Highlighting the event will be a panel discussion that will focus on this Neutra house as part of the Modernist movement, later popularized by Joseph Eichler. Distinguished panel participants are: • Russell Quacchia, Moderator / Author, Julia Morgan, Architect & the Creation of the Asilomar Conference Grounds: A Historical Study • Pierluigi Serraino, AIA / Author, NorCalMod: Icons of Northern California Modernism • Tom Horan, AIA / President-2008, AIA, Santa Clara Valley Chapter •Thomas Klope, ASLA / Thomas Klope and Associates
  • A $20 donation is requested to attend the event (advance reservations are appreciated)
  • For more information, please contact 650.949.5908 or email

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