Dion Neutra

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Dion Neutra
8.15.10 Dion Neutra close-up.jpg
Dion Neutra in August 2010
Born(1926-10-08)October 8, 1926
DiedNovember 24, 2019(2019-11-24) (aged 93)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
OccupationArchitect, Preservationist
BuildingsVDL II Research House (with Richard Neutra); Huntington Beach Public Library; Scheimer House; Kronish House; Treetops Apartments

Dion Neutra (October 8, 1926 – November 24, 2019) was an American architect and activist. He worked originally with his father, Richard Neutra (1892–1970).[1] He became president of the Neutra company upon Richard Neutra's death in 1970.[1]

He was known for his blog dedicated to the preservation of the Kronish House in Beverly Hills, California, currently under threat of demolition.[2] Other projects Neutra fought for protection include the Cyclorama Building at Gettysburg on the Gettysburg battlefield, Pennsylvania,[3][4] and the Mariners Medical Arts Building in Newport Beach, California.[3]

Neutra died on November 24, 2019 at his home in Neutra VDL Studio and Residences, Los Angeles at the age of 93.[5]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Dion Neutra". Archived from the original on 2016-03-16. Retrieved 2019-11-26.
  2. "kronish". Archived from the original on 2016-07-27. Retrieved 2019-11-26.
  3. 3.0 3.1 ROZZO, MARK (2019-11-25). "Architect Dion Neutra, who fought to save his father's iconic buildings, dies". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2019-11-26.
  4. "cyclorama".
  5. "Son of famed 20th century architect, Don Neutra, dies". The Los Angeles Times. November 26, 2019.