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1753 in architecture

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1753 in architecture

The year 1753 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • Horse Guards in London, designed by William Kent and John Vardy, is completed.
  • State House in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, designed by Edmund Woolley and Andrew Hamilton, is completed.
  • New Branicki Palace, Warsaw, designed by Johann Sigmund Deybel, is completed.
  • First stage of Horace Walpole's Gothic Revival 'castle' at Strawberry Hill House near London is completed.
  • Kastrupgård in Copenhagen, designed by Jacob Fortling for himself, is completed.
  • Carlyle House, Alexandria, Virginia, is completed.
  • Cuvilliés Theatre in the Munich Residenz, Bavaria, designed by François de Cuvilliés, is opened.
  • Schlosstheater Schwetzingen in Schwetzingen Palace, Baden-Württemberg, designed by Nicolas de Pigage, is opened.
  • Teatro Carignano in Turin, designed by Benedetto Alfieri, is opened.
  • Church of Santa Caterina (Livorno), designed by Giovanni Del Fantasia, is opened.
  • New church of San Geremia in Venice, designed by Carlo Corbellini, is built.
  • Sunehri Masjid, Lahore ('Golden Mosque'), designed by Nawab Syed Bhikari Khan, is built.
  • Outer Pagoda of Monk Wansong in Beijing is built.
  • Barakoni church in Georgia is commissioned from Avtandil Shulavreli.
  • Births

  • January 6 - Samuel Pepys Cockerell, English architect (died 1827)
  • September 10 - John Soane, English architect (died 1837)
  • Henry A. Baker, Irish architect (died 1836)
  • Laurynas Gucevičius, Lithuanian architect (died 1798)
  • Deaths

  • February 9 - Carl Hårleman, Swedish architect (born 1700)
  • August 19 - Balthasar Neumann, German baroque architect (born 1687)
  • December 15 - Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington, English Palladian architect and politician (born 1694)
  • References

    1753 in architecture Wikipedia


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