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…

Manor house of Mór Klein, around 1903
Szirma, Borsod county
(together with the architect Ödön Lechner)

The manor-house of Sándor Klein in Szirma, whose plans Lajta worked on jointly with Ödön Lechner around 1902-1903 was the opus magnum of his ’lechnerian...Read more...

Fire-station, 1903–1904
Zenta (today Senta, Serbia)

This building, which he planned entirely on his own in 1903, is one of the most important works dating from Lajta’s ’lechnerian period’. The...Read more...

Sepulchral monuments, 1903–1918

Sepulchral monuments designed by Béla Lajta cca. 1903 1. Monument of Mrs. Dávid Leitersdorfer, born Teréz Ungár (mother of Béla Lajta) – Budapest, Rákoskeresztúr jewish cemetery 1904 2. Family...Read more...

Dezső Malonyay’s House, 1905–1906
Budapest, XIV. Izsó utca 5.

Dezső Malonyay acquired the building lot at 5 Izsó Street on July 3, 1905. Béla Lajta’s drawings received official approval in September the same year....Read more...

Interiors of the Club of Erzsébetváros, 1905
Budapest, VII. Rákóczi út 28.

Béla Lajta was one of founders of the bourgeois-middle class club called ’Club of Erzsébetváros’ (‘Erzsébetvárosi Kaszinó’), which he also served as arts advisor. His...Read more...

Boarding School for Blind Children founded by Ignác Wechselmann and Zsófia Neuschloss 1905–1908
Budapest, XIV. Mexikói út 60.

The first significant public institution designed by Lajta was commissioned by the Jewish Congregation of Pest and financed from the foundation established by the last...Read more...

The Charity Home of the Chevra Kadisha (Jewish Burial Society) of Pest, 1906–1911
Budapest, XIV. Amerikai út 57.

The society, which, apart from providing the Jews of Budapest with the necessary burial rituals also operated a number of charitable institutions decided to build...Read more...