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Silver Lake -- The Reunion House -- a sleek 1950s hillside home designed by the famed late architect Richard Neutra -- has been nominated as a city cultural-historic monument.

The Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission will consider the monument nomination at its November 5 meeting.

Tucked behind a “secret garden” of sorts and overlooking the Silver Lake Reservoir, Reunion House is considered a one-of-a-kind Neutra masterpiece.

“[The house] is a wonderful example of Neutra’s ‘breaking the box’ technique … and other Neutra trademarks,” said Barbara Lamprecht, author of Richard Neutra – Complete Works, who worked on the landmark application on behalf of the Neutra Institute for Survival Through Design. “It shows his mastery in taking a very hilly, narrow site and integrating it with the building.”