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1807 in architecture

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1807 in architecture

The year 1807 in architecture involved some significant events.



  • John Smith is appointed official city architect of Aberdeen in Scotland.
  • St Mark's Basilica in Venice is consecrated as a cathedral.
  • Buildings

  • The church of San Pietro di Cremeno, Genoa, Italy, is built.
  • The Templo de Nuestra SeƱora del Carmen church in Celaya, Guanajuato, Mexico, designed by Francisco Eduardo Tresguerras, is completed.
  • Saint Petersburg Manege (riding school), designed by Giacomo Quarenghi, is completed.
  • "Old Academy" building for Perth Academy, Scotland, designed by Robert Reid, is completed.
  • Chester City Club in England, designed by Thomas Harrison, is built as the Commercial Coffee Room.
  • Huguang Guild Hall in Beijing, is built.
  • Royal Crescent, Brighton, England (begun 1798) is completed.
  • In Lincoln County, Maine, the Nichols-Sortwell House and Castle Tucker, examples of federal architecture, are built at Wiscasset's seaport on the Sheepscot River.
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Jean-Nicolas Huyot.
  • Births

  • April 28 - Alan Stevenson, Scottish lighthouse engineer (died 1865)
  • September 26 - John Hayward, English architect (died 1891)
  • Deaths

  • February 22 - John Carr, English architect (born 1723)
  • References

    1807 in architecture Wikipedia

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