Pretty as a Picture

Pretty as a Picture

By Kelly Vencill Sanchez / Photos by Liz Kuball
Old photos of a Neutra home in its heyday inspire a plan for its rebirth.

Growing up in Los Angeles, Tyler Lemkin never dreamed he might one day own a Richard Neutra house. So when he and his wife, Margaret, stumbled upon a listing for a home by the legendary Southern California modernist, he jumped at the opportunity to view it. "I’d never actually been inside a Neutra," he recalls. "I figured the open house might be my only chance."

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