Make A Donation Online ––– Click here and select Neutra VDL Studio and Residences under Designation.
We invite you to help with restoration and preservation efforts to maintain this significant architectural resource for future generations, by contacting us today. We welcome your support either financially or through in kind donations. We have a variety of gift opportunities available and each can be tailored to meet your personal or professional needs.
Contributions can be made as one-time gifts, multi-year pledges, annual contributions, trusts or estate gifts, and can be funded using cash, credit, stocks, insurance policies, annuities or other appreciated assets. Donations of services are also greatly appreciated. However, gifts of personal service have no gift reporting value according to IRS charitable guidelines.
Donations to the Annual Fund can be made by check, credit card or at CPP's Secure Giving Site.
If Donating By Mail
Please make checks payable to the Cal Poly Pomona Foundation. Forward to:
Cal Poly Pomona
College of Environmental Design
3801 W. Temple Avenue, Bldg. 7
Pomona, CA 91768
«Please indicate donation is for the "Neutra VDL Annual fund" in the memo line of check.»
More Information About Contributing
For more information about making a contribution or getting involved at the Neutra VDL House contact Sarah Lorenzen, AIA, Neutra VDL House Director and Professor in the Department of Architecture at Cal Poly Pomona (CPP ARC). The Neutra VDL Research Site is a property of the Cal Poly Pomona Foundation, a chartered not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization. As such, any contributions (excluding services) made to the Neutra property is are fully tax deductible as a charitable gift according to the guidelines established by the Internal Revenue Service.
Julius Shulman Photograph of Neutra VDL Compound –– Van der Leeuw House II: View of roof with Richard Neutra, Los Angeles, California, 1966, Printed in 2008.
The Friends of the Neutra VDL Research Site are pleased to announce that a photograph of Richard and Dion Neutra’s unique Silver Lake home and studio taken by famed architectural photographer Julius Shulman is available for sale through the Cal Poly Pomona College of Environmental Design. The print depicts Richard Neutra sitting on the terrace of the VDL II wing of the compound viewing its cooling water roof. The prints are numbered and signed by Julius Shulman (image 16 x 20 inches; sheet 21 x 24 inches); twice as large as the original 8 x 10 inch photograph taken over 40 years earlier. Proceeds from the purchases will support ongoing and urgently needed work to restore the buildings and provide maintenance. For information about purchasing a print, please contact Sarah Lorenzen by emailing sarah [at] neutra-vdl.org.