John Byers: Frederick Laue Restaurant (Santa Monica, Calif.)



The rendering for the Frederick Laue restaurant is an example of Byers' commercial work. While known specifically for residences, he did design a few commercial and civic buildings. A Laue Restaurant was located near the corner of Santa Monica Boulevard and Ocean Avenue from 1927 until 1936. This rendering, circa 1932, might have been a possible expansion in another location, or an unbuilt project rendering. The street view poses a facade very close to the sidewalk and street, while the back view highlights a patio with grassy area, and a two story massing.


John Byers, architect


John Byers papers, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.


circa 1932


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John Byers, architect, “John Byers: Frederick Laue Restaurant (Santa Monica, Calif.),” UCSB ADC Omeka, accessed December 6, 2021,