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1799 in architecture

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1799 in architecture

The year 1799 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • May 9 - St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery in New York City, built by John McComb, Jr., is consecrated.
  • Gracie Mansion in New York City, designed by John McComb, Jr., is built.
  • The Chester Shot Tower, a grade-II*-listed shot tower, is built in the Boughton district of Chester, England.
  • In New Orleans, The Cabildo (first phase) is completed (begun in 1795).
  • Reconstruction of Town Hall, Vilnius, by Laurynas Gucevičius is completed.
  • Broadway Tower, Worcestershire, England, designed by James Wyatt, is completed.
  • Grand Pump Room, Bath, England, designed by Thomas Baldwin and John Palmer, is completed
  • Hjo Church in Sweden is completed.
  • Births

  • Approximate date - William Thomas, English-born architect working in Canada (died 1860)
  • Deaths

  • February 6 - Étienne-Louis Boullée, French neoclassical architect (born 1728)
  • April 17 - Richard Jupp, English architect (born 1728)
  • June 11 - Joaquín Toesca, Italian-born architect working in Chile (born 1745)
  • August 31 - Nicolas-Henri Jardin, French neoclassical architect (born 1720)
  • References

    1799 in architecture Wikipedia


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