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1783 in architecture

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1783 in architecture

The year 1783 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.

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Events

  • September 24 - The Bolshoi Kamenny Theatre, in Saint Petersburg, Russia, designed by Antonio Rinaldi, opens with a performance of Paisiello’s opera Il mondo della luna.
  • Buildings completed

  • New Vilnius Cathedral in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, designed by Laurynas Gucevičius, is consecrated.
  • Façade of Carmelite Church, Warsaw, Poland, designed by Efraim Szreger, is completed
  • Laleli Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey, is rebuilt after a fire.
  • Boston Light (lighthouse) rebuilt on the site of an earlier one destroyed in the American Revolution.
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Antoine Vaudoyer.
  • Births

  • May 14 - Giuseppe Jappelli, Venetian architect (died 1852)
  • June 2 - Solomon Willard, Massachusetts craftsman, architect and builder (died 1861)
  • Deaths

  • February 6 - Capability Brown, English landscape architect (born 1716)
  • References

    1783 in architecture Wikipedia


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