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1797 in architecture

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1797 in architecture

The year 1797 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • Ditherington Flax Mill, in Shrewsbury, England, is completed; by the end of the 20th century it will be the oldest iron-framed building in the world and the "grandfather of skyscrapers".
  • First Bank of the United States in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, designed by Samuel Blodgett, is completed (begun in 1795).
  • Old City Hall (Lancaster, Pennsylvania) is completed.
  • Hassan Basha Mosque in Oran is built.
  • Palace of Shaki Khans in Shaki, Azerbaijan is built.
  • Births

  • May 3 - George Webster, English architect (died 1864)
  • Deaths

  • October 4 - Anthony Keck, English architect (born 1726)
  • References

    1797 in architecture Wikipedia


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