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Competition plans for the monument of the poet Mihály Vörösmarty, 1902 and 1903|Budapest, V. Vörösmarty tér|(1902: with János Horvay; 1903: with József Róna, 2nd prize)

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Competition plans for the Postal Administration Building, 1900|Zagreb

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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 placed on the eastern slope of Gellért Hill aligned with the newly constructed Erzsébet Bridge. The bridge, whose construction began in 1897, was much criticized for pointing straight at the...Read more...

Competition plans for the Budapest Stock and Commodities Exhange Building, 1899|Budapest, V. Szabadság tér

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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 the Budapest district of Lipótváros in 1899. He had made the plans at the turn of 1898 and 1899 during his stay in London. The assignment was ambitious: the Jewish...Read more...

Plans for the Budapest Public Library, 1911–1914.|(2nd prize, commission)

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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 three new such institutions in its recently acquired huge building site at Amerikai Street in 1906. The charity home for the incurably ill and the home for the resident nurses...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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