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1788 in architecture

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1788 in architecture

The year 1788 in architecture involved some significant events.



  • Felix Meritis in Amsterdam (Netherlands), designed by Jacob Otten Husly, is opened.
  • De Kleine Komedie in Amsterdam, designed by Abraham van der Hart, is completed.
  • Théâtre Graslin in Nantes (France), designed by Mathurin Crucy, is opened.
  • Theater in der Josefstadt, Vienna is established.
  • Theatre Royal in Richmond, North Yorkshire, England, is built.
  • Sofia Albertina Church in Scania (Sweden), designed by Carl Hårleman before his death in 1753, is inaugurated.
  • Capilla de Ánimas in Santiago de Compostela (Spain) is completed.
  • St. Spyridon Church, Peroj (Croatia) is completed.
  • St Gregory's Church, Preshome (Scotland), designed by Father John Reid, is built.
  • Façade of St. Anne's Church, Warsaw, by Chrystian Piotr Aigner, is completed.
  • Admiralty House, London, designed by Samuel Pepys Cockerell, is opened.
  • Palazzo Beneventano del Bosco in Syracuse, Sicily, rebuilt by Luciano Alì, is completed.
  • Arresødal on Zealand (Denmark) is completed.
  • Eriksholm Castle on the Isefjord (Denmark), designed by Caspar Frederik Harsdorff, is completed.
  • Sandbjerg in Jutland (Denmark) is built.
  • Terraced houses in England at Camden Crescent, Bath and 32–44, Caledonia Place, Clifton, Bristol, designed by John Eveleigh, are built.
  • Second Walton Bridge over the River Thames in England, designed by James Paine, is opened.
  • Births

  • February 25 - Thomas Cubitt, English builder (died 1855)
  • April 27 - Charles Robert Cockerell, English architect (died 1863)
  • November - William Strickland, American architect (died 1854)
  • Deaths

  • February 2 - James "Athenian" Stuart, English neoclassical architect (born 1733)
  • September 27 - Sir Robert Taylor, English stonemason, sculptor and architect (born 1714)
  • References

    1788 in architecture Wikipedia

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