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1800 in architecture

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1800 in architecture

The year 1800 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • June 30 - Replacement Teatro Riccardi opera house in Bergamo, Lombardy, designed by Giovanni Francesco Lucchini, is opened.
  • November 1 - The White House in Washington D.C., United States is completed. However, the porticoes are not added until 1825.
  • The King's Inns in Dublin, designed by James Gandon, are completed.
  • Santiago Metropolitan Cathedral in Chile is completed.
  • Publications

  • Birch's Views of Philadelphia published.
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Simon Vallot and Jean-François-Julien Mesnager.
  • Births

  • February 27 - Robert Willis, English mechanical engineer, phonetician and architectural historian (died 1875)
  • August 17 - Isaiah Rogers, American architect (died 1869)
  • September 30 - Decimus Burton, English architect (died 1881)
  • December 4 - Louis Dupasquier, French architect (died 1870)
  • Deaths

  • May 21 - Carl August Ehrensvärd, Swedish naval officer, painter, author and neoclassical architect (born 1745)
  • References

    1800 in architecture Wikipedia


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