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1815 in architecture

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1815 in architecture

The year 1815 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • St. Patrick's Old Cathedral in New York City, designed by Joseph-François Mangin, is dedicated.
  • Church of St. Paul's Radcliffeboro (Charleston, South Carolina) is completed.
  • St. John's Church, Philadelphia, designed by William Strickland, is built.
  • St Michael's Church, Aigburth, England, designed by ironfounder John Cragg with Thomas Rickman, is consecrated.
  • Kuopio Cathedral in Finland is completed.
  • The Royal Pavilion (Brighton Pavilion) is redesigned to become a royal residence located in Brighton, England.
  • Armadale Castle on Skye (Scotland) is built in the style of Scottish Baronial architecture to the design of James Gillespie Graham.
  • The Nelson Monument, Edinburgh, on Calton Hill, designed by Robert Burn, is dedicated.
  • Dunans and Ferness Bridges in Scotland, designed by Thomas Telford, are completed.
  • Waterloo Bridge, Betws-y-Coed, Wales, designed by Thomas Telford, is constructed.
  • Glenfinnan Monument in Scotland, designed by James Gillespie Graham, is erected.
  • Carneal House is built at 405 East Second Street in Covington, Kentucky.
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Pierre Anne Dedreux.
  • Births

  • January 11 - David Stevenson, Scottish lighthouse engineer (d. 1886)
  • March 7 - Samuel Sloan, American architect working in Philadelphia (d. 1884)
  • October 30 - Andrew Jackson Downing, American landscape architect (d. 1852)
  • December 23 - Ildefons Cerdà, Catalan Spanish urban planner (d. 1876)
  • William Harrison Folsom, American Mormon architect (d. 1901)
  • John M. Trimble, American theater architect (d. 1867)
  • Deaths

  • June 5 - Robert Burn, Scottish architect (b. 1752)
  • November 15 - Louis Michel Thibault, French-born architect working in South Africa (b. 1750)
  • References

    1815 in architecture Wikipedia


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