In the spirit of the first VDL Research House, Dion Neutra asked material suppliers to donate their products for the reconstruction of VDL. In addition to the ten foot by five foot construction sign written in large red type advertising the architect and consultants to the neighborhood, material suppliers that participated in this deal were given special mention. The names of each supplier was painted on a two inch high strip of masonite. Manufacturers that were listed included: Montrose for lighting, Armstrong Co. for resilient flooring, Koppers Co. for fire retardant, Arcadia for doors and windows.