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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 brother, Lipót was one of the leading figures of the Casino, while the association’s cashier was Marcell Káldor, who later became Lajta’s father-in-law. The two gaming rooms, the restaurant and...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 house with a wooden veranda standing in a big garden into a holiday house for his elder brother in Völgy Street, Hűvösvölgy. The core of the extension was a large...Read more...

Transformation and extension of the house of Marcell Káldor, 1912–1914|Budapest, XIV. Ilka utca 55.

Marcell Káldor, head of the Hungarian office of British typewriter manufacturer Yost had his multi-flat house built on the nearly 1300 square yard building plot in Ilka Street in 1907–1908. The plans were made by a relative of his wife, Zoltán Reiss (later making the plans of the Corvin Department Store in Budapest) and the...Read more...
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The oeuvre of Bela Lajta

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…

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Biographical documents

Documents of the Leitersdorfer family, Studies, Marriage, Activity in professional organisations, Lajta-portraits, Items from the art collection, Fragments of oriental ceramics, Photographic collection, Correspondence, Texts on and by Béla Lajta…

News

BÉLA LAJTA VIRTUAL ARCHIVES The new English version of our homepage will be presented to the international audience on 06.06.2011 at the “Multilateral Exchange” of the Réseau Art Nouveau Network in Barcelona. The topic of the workshop is: “New Technologies and Social Networks in the Diffusion of Heritage: Challenges and...Read more...

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