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1700 in architecture

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1700 in architecture

The year 1700 in architecture involved some significant events.



  • March 27 - François de Rohan, prince de Soubise, buys the Hôtel de Clisson, which is subsequently remodelled by Pierre-Alexis Delamair.
  • A new facade is built on the Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter Apostle at Frascati, Italy.
  • Buildings completed

  • Brown House, Rehoboth, Massachusetts, USA
  • Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca, Santiago de Cuba (begun 1638), by Giovanni Battista Antonelli
  • DeWint House, Tappan, New York, USA, by Daniel DeClark
  • Federal Hall, New York City
  • Hill Court Manor, Ross-on-Wye, England
  • Rossie House, Angus, Scotland, by Alexander Edward
  • Slushko Palace, Vilnius, Lithuania (begun c.1690), by Giovanni Pietro Perti
  • Tessin Palace, Stockholm (begun 1694), by Nicodemus Tessin the Younger
  • Upper Chapel, Sheffield, England, by followers of Timothy Jollie
  • Wren Building, College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA (begun 1695)
  • Births

  • May 12 - Luigi Vanvitelli, Italian engineer and architect (died 1773)
  • August 27 - Carl Hårleman, Swedish architect (died 1753)
  • date unknown
  • Santiago Bonavía, Italian architect and painter (died 1760)
  • Bartolomeo Rastrelli (died 1771)
  • Deaths

  • September 15 - André Le Nôtre, French landscape architect (born 1613)
  • date unknown - Hans van Steenwinckel the Youngest, Danish architect and sculptor (born 1639)
  • References

    1700 in architecture Wikipedia

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