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1772 in architecture

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1772 in architecture

The year 1772 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.

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Events

  • January 27 - The Pantheon, London, designed by James Wyatt, opens to the public (demolished 1937).
  • Buildings completed

  • Adelphi Buildings, London, designed by Robert Adam and his brothers.
  • Basilica of the Fourteen Holy Helpers (Basilika Vierzehnheiligen) in Bavaria.
  • Cathedral of Hajd├║dorog, Hungary.
  • Dragon House (Sanssouci) in Potsdam, by command of King Frederick the Great.
  • Old Stone Fort (Schoharie, New York), built as a Reformed Dutch church.
  • Brick Market, Newport, Rhode Island, designed by Peter Harrison (begun 1762).
  • Births

  • February 16 - Friedrich Gilly, German architect, son of David Gilly (died 1800)
  • June 8 - Robert Stevenson, Scottish lighthouse engineer (died 1850)
  • John Foulston, English architect working in Plymouth (died 1841)
  • Deaths

  • March 10 - Martin Schmid, Swiss Jesuit missionary, architect and musician (born 1694)
  • March 21 - Alexander Kokorinov, Russian architect and teacher (born 1726)
  • October 19 - Andrea Belli, Maltese architect and businessman (born 1703)
  • References

    1772 in architecture Wikipedia


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