A vintage photo of the building exterior*

SCHABER'S CAFETERIA--LOS ANGELES, CA
(Lost)

Title of Installation:

Schaber's Restaurant                                                                                     

Materials Used:

Ceramic tiles

General Description:

The architect/designer was Charles F. Plummer and the tile contractor was Henery Krier of Monrovia CA.

Technical Information (Size,mfg., etc.):

The tiles used were manufactured by the American Encaustic Tiling Company's West Coast plants in Hermosa Beach and Los Angeles, CA.

Year Created:

1928

Year Installed, if different:

Does Installation Still Exist?

Unknown

If Not, What Happened?

The interior has been remodeled for retail space. It is doubtful if very much of the interior tilework remains intact.

State:

CA

City:

Los Angeles

Location of Installation:

618-622 S. Broadway, 90014

GPS Coordinates:

34°2'45"N   118°15'8"W

Directions to Installation:

Additional Information, Websites, Citations:

*Photos courtesy of the Tile Heritage Foundation, Healdsburg, CA; Photos by Albert E. Gawood

**http://www.cardcow.com/305662/schaber-cafeteria-los-angeles-california/                                                                                                                


Submitted by and Year:

Submitted by the Tile Heritage Foundation in July 2011.


A vintage postcard of the interior**


Photos courtesy of the Tile Heritage Foundation*

Drinking fountain, stairs to balcony and entrance to work room*

Drinking fountain on balcony and stairs view from main dinning room*




To balcony*




Cashiers Desk*


                                                                                                                                     
Some of the original tilework*


Entrance to Basement*


Stairs to Balcony and entrance to work room*



Main serving room*