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Apartment Block of the Harsányi Brothers, 1911|Budapest, VIII. Népszínház utca 19.

It was in late January 1911 that Ferenc and Adolf Harsányi and their respective wives paid 227.000 crowns to buy the narrow building plot at the corner of Népszínház and Víg Streets – the former was being filled with large apartment blocks at the time. Having previously ordered from him some smaller jobs – the...Read more...

Central office and apartment block of the Bank of Budapest-Erzsébetváros, 1911–1912|Budapest, VII. Rákóczi út 18.

It was in 1907 that the bank bought the three-floor corner house built in 1873 next to its offices at 20 Rákóczi Street. In the spring of 1911 they launched an architectural competition for the plans of a new building to be constructed in its place that would combine the functions of a central office...Read more...

Shop and apartment block of Henrik and Dezső Lajta, 1911–1912|Budapest, V. Szervita tér 5.

The building in Petőfi Sándor Street, which was home to the Leitersdorfer family’s tailoring shop, was due for demolition in 1911, so the family decided to have a combined shop-cum-apartment block built. In April 1911 they paid 725000 crowns to purchase the two-floor building at 5, Szervita Square. The price as well as the more...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…

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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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