Glassy midcentury by Richard Neutra seeks $4.1M in Rancho Palos Verdes

By Elijah Chiland

Famous modern architect Richard Neutra was extremely adept at maximizing the views from the stylish midcentury residences he designed throughout Southern California.

This Rancho Palos Verdes home, which, per the listing, is one of the largest houses built by Neutra, is no exception. Perched on a hillside overlooking Catalina Island and the Port of Los Angeles, it’s a terrarium-like structure with open living spaces and floor-to-ceiling windows throughout.

Constructed in 1957, the house was built for shipbuilder John Rados and has a simple post and beam design that includes multiple indoor-outdoor access points and an enormous upper level deck that wraps around the living room.

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