Competition plans for the synagogue of the Lipótváros district, Music shop of Ferenc and Mór Bárd, Porch of the Café New York, Zenta Fire Station, Dezső Malonyay’s house, Wechselmann Boarding School for Blind Children, Family vault of Mrs. Benjámin Griesz, Jónás Hecht and Son’s Textile Shop, Charity Home of the Pest Chevra Kadisa, Ceremonial Building of the Salgótarjáni Street Jewish cemetery, Parisiana night club, Vocational Secondary School of Trade, Apartment block of the Harsányi Bros., Central office and apartment block of the Bank of Erzsébetváros, Shop and apartment block of the Lajta Bros., Budapest Public Library, Grammar School of the Pest Jewish Congregation…

Competition plans for the synagogue of the Lipótváros district, 1898–1899 (3rd prize)
Budapest, V. Markó utca

Lajta, unknown architect at the onset of his career that he was, won third prize at the competition for the plans of the synagogue of...Read more...

Music shop of Ferenc and Mór Bárd, 1900
Budapest, V. Kossuth Lajos utca 4.

Lajta’s first plan that did actually become constructed was the shop of music publishers Ferenc and Mór Bárd on the ground floor of the recently...Read more...

Competition plans for the surroundings of St Gellért’s statue on Gellért Hill, 1900 (purchase)
Budapest

The Metropolitan Council of Public Works launched an architectural competition to design the surroundings of the St Gellért statue (including the hillside footpaths) to be...Read more...

Extension of the holiday house of Lipót Leitersdorfer Junior, 1901–1902
Budapest, II. Völgy utca
(together with the architect Ödön Lechner)

The first commissions Béla Lajta got from the Leitersdorfer family were for smaller jobs like conversions and extensions. In 1901–1902 he converted a simple one-floor...Read more...