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1790 in architecture

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1790 in architecture

The year 1790 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.

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Events

  • date unknown - Work begins on the East India Company's Plantation House in Saint Helena, which remains the official residence of the Governor.
  • Buildings completed

  • New church of the Abbey of St Genevieve in Paris, designed by Jacques-Germain Soufflot and finished by Jean-Baptiste Rondelet, is completed to serve as the Panthéon.
  • Estrela Basilica in Lisbon.
  • Royal Observatory in Madrid, designed by Juan de Villanueva.
  • The Pitot House, New Orleans built by Don Santiago Lorreins (bought by James Pitot in 1809).
  • The John Dodd Hat Shop in Danbury, Connecticut, built by lawyer John Dodd.
  • The bridge at Warwick Castle, England.
  • Monmouth County Gaol, U.K., designed by William Blackburn.
  • Births

  • November 7 - Karol Podczaszyński, Polish neoclassical architect (died 1860)
  • Deaths

  • date unknown - John Hawks, American architect (born c.1731)
  • References

    1790 in architecture Wikipedia


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