Neutra. Lautner. How you can tour ‘Icons of Architecture’ in Glendale

Neutra. Lautner. How you can tour ‘Icons of Architecture’ in Glendale

By Lisa Boone

Years before John Lautner crafted the futuristic Chemosphere house overlooking Mulholland Drive and the Bob Hope house in Palm Springs, the celebrated architect designed the Schaffer House, a humble two-bedroom home in a remote area of the Verdugo Hills of Glendale.

Like Lautner’s Sheats-Goldstein and Elrod homes, the 1949 redwood and glass design has played a prominent role in several feature films, including “A Single Man,” directed by fashion designer Tom Ford, and “Happy Endings.”

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[visit to Glendale Historical Society Tour page]

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