A vintage photo of the building exterior*


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:


Year Installed, if different:

Does Installation Still Exist?


If Not, What Happened?

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




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


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*