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1819 in architecture

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1819 in architecture

The year 1819 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.

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Events

  • Construction of Karlsborg Fortress in Sweden begins.
  • Sculptural work begins at the Schauspielhaus in Berlin (the modern-day Konzerthaus Berlin, designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel.
  • Buildings completed

  • Casa de la Guerra, Santa Barbara, USA
  • Cathedral Church of St. Paul, Boston, USA, designed by Alexander Parris and Solomon Willard
  • Greek-Catholic Church in Giurtelecu Şimleului, Romania (demolished in 1973)
  • The Plymouth Athenaeum, England, designed by John Foulston (destroyed in 1941)
  • New Théâtre de l'Odéon in Paris, designed by Pierre Thomas Baraguay (opened in September)
  • Vartiovuori Observatory, Turku, Finland
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Félix-Emmanuel Callet and Jean-Baptiste Lesueur.
  • Births

  • January 20 - Edward Milner, English landscape architect (died 1884)
  • February 8 - John Ruskin, English polymath and critic (died 1900)
  • May 15 - Alphonse Balat, Belgian architect (died 1895)
  • May 20 - Sir Horace Jones, Architect and Surveyor to the City of London (died 1887)
  • Approximate date - Francis Fowler, English architect (died 1893)
  • Deaths

  • January 22 - Gian Antonio Selva, Italian neoclassical architect (born 1751)
  • March 13 - Charles Wyatt, English politician and architect (born 1758)
  • August 1 - Pierre-Adrien Pâris, French architect, painter and designer (born 1745)
  • References

    1819 in architecture Wikipedia


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