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1784 in architecture

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1784 in architecture

The year 1784 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.

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Events

  • September 1 - John Sanders becomes the first architectural student of John Soane.
  • In Saint Petersburg, Russia, at the Gardens of Orienbaum, a ride is built that features carriages that undulate over hills within grooved tracks, a predecessor of the roller coaster.
  • Étienne-Louis Boullée proposes a cenotaph to Isaac Newton.
  • Buildings

  • St Andrew's Church in New Town, Edinburgh, Scotland, designed by Andrew Frazer and Robert Kay, opened.
  • In New London, Connecticut, the town hall is built (1784/85).
  • Ishak Pasha Palace is built in Turkey.
  • Work starts on La Moneda Palace in Santiago, originally intended to house the Spanish mint in Colonial Chile, designed by Joaquín Toesca.
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Auguste Cheval de Saint-Hubert.
  • Births

  • January 11 - Thomas Hamilton, Scottish architect (died 1858)
  • January 21 - Georg Moller, German architect and town planner (died 1852)
  • October 3 - Ithiel Town, American architect and civil engineer (died 1844)
  • Deaths

  • March - Thomas Cooley, English architect who worked in Dublin (born 1740)
  • April 7 - Samuel Rhoads, American architect and cultural figure (born 1711)
  • September 14 - James Essex, English builder and architect (born 1722)
  • References

    1784 in architecture Wikipedia


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