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1824 in architecture

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1824 in architecture

The year 1824 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • The Second Bank of the United States in Philadelphia, designed by William Strickland, is completed.
  • Camden Chapel, Camden Town, London, designed by William and Henry Inwood, is completed.
  • Commissioners' churches in London completed:
  • St Anne's Church, Wandsworth, designed by Robert Smirke.
  • St Luke's Church, Chelsea, designed by James Savage.
  • St Mark's Church, Kennington.
  • St Mary's, Bryanston Square, designed by Robert Smirke.
  • St Matthew's Church, Brixton, London, designed by Charles F. Porden, is completed.
  • St Andrew's Church, Liverpool, England, designed by Daniel Stewart and John Foster, is opened.
  • St James' Church, Sydney, Australia, designed by Francis Greenway, is consecrated.
  • The Edinburgh Academy in Scotland, designed by William Burn, is opened.
  • The Pilgrim Hall Museum in Plymouth, Massachusetts, designed by Alexander Parris, is opened.
  • The Chatham Garden Theatre in New York City, designed by George Conklin, is opened.
  • The Kurhaus of Baden-Baden in Germany is designed by Friedrich Weinbrenner.
  • Park Square, London, designed by John Nash, is completed.
  • Abbotsford House in Scotland is completed for Sir Walter Scott.
  • Final remodelling of the houses that will become Sir John Soane's Museum in London by Soane is completed.
  • Reconstruction of Windsor Castle, England, to the design of Jeffry Wyattville, commences.
  • Windsor Bridge across the River Thames in England, designed by Charles Hollis, is opened.
  • Aldford Iron Bridge across the River Dee in Cheshire, England, designed by Thomas Telford, is completed.
  • Pochtamtsky Bridge in Saint Petersburg (pedestrian suspension), designed by Wilhelm von Traitteur and Christianovich, is completed.
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Henri Labrouste.
  • Births

  • April 4 - Edmund Wright, English-born Australian architect (died 1888)
  • June 20 - George Edmund Street, English architect (died 1881)
  • Approximate date - Charles Henry Howell, English architect specialising in lunatic asylums (died 1905)
  • Deaths

  • October 26 - Joseph Bénard, French architect (born 1764)
  • References

    1824 in architecture Wikipedia


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