Chuey House: artful home built for artists by an artist, Richard Neutra

Architecture & Design

Chuey House, at 2460 Sunset Drive in the Hollywood Hills, is on the market. At the same time the Los Angeles Conservancy has nominated the iconic house for designation as a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument (HCM).

Neutra designed the glass-and-steel home in 1956 for Josephine Ain Chuey, a poet who’d been married to poet Gregory Ain, and her third husband, painter Robert Chuey.

On November 16, 2017, the Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission voted to take the nomination under consideration, which places a hold on all permit activity while the nomination is pending.

This beautiful gem of a mid-century-modern home designed and built by a master is still in good form. Photos of Chuey House today are here. More on Chuey House under threat here.


Photo credit: Chuey House as photographed by Julius Shulman. Courtesy of J. Paul Getty Trust. Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles

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