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1804 in architecture

The year 1804 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • May 21 - Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris, laid out by Alexandre-Théodore Brongniart, is opened.
  • August 28 - Cathedral of the Holy Trinity (Quebec), designed by Major William Robe and Captain William Hall, is consecrated.
  • The Government House in the Bahamas is completed.
  • Montevideo Metropolitan Cathedral in Uruguay is consecrated.
  • Dalongdong Baoan Temple in Taipei, Taiwan, is completed.
  • The Pont des Arts in Paris, designed by Louis-Alexandre de Cessart and Jacques Dillon, is completed.
  • Rostokino Aqueduct for Moscow water supply is completed by Colonel Ivan Gerard to the designs of Friedrich Wilhelm Bauer.
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Jules Lesueur.
  • Births

  • February 7 - William Tinsley, Irish architect working in the United States (died 1885)
  • March 1 - John Henderson, Scottish ecclesiastical architect (died 1862)
  • March 13 - Thomas Allom, English architect (died 1872)
  • September 4 - Thomas Ustick Walter, American architect (died 1887)
  • November 3 - Alexander Dick Gough, English architect (died 1871)
  • December 19 - George Townsend Andrews, English architect known for railway stations in Yorkshire (died 1855)
  • John S. Norris, American architect (died 1876)
  • Deaths

  • March 18 - Louis Jean Desprez, French painter and architect working in Sweden (born 1743)
  • Nicholas Revett, English amateur architect (born 1720)
  • References

    1804 in architecture Wikipedia


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