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1827 in architecture

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1827 in architecture

The year 1827 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.



  • Work begins on the Athenaeum Club, London, designed by Decimus Burton.
  • Buildings completed

  • Karlsruhe Mint (Baden), designed by Friedrich Weinbrenner (died 1826).
  • Sing-Akademie zu Berlin, designed by Carl Theodor Ottmer.
  • Old Council House, Bristol (England), designed by Robert Smirke.
  • Union Club and Royal College of Physicians, Trafalgar Square, London, designed by Robert Smirke.
  • Fireproof Building, Charleston, South Carolina, designed by Robert Mills.
  • Mills Building, South Carolina Lunatic Asylum, designed by Robert Mills.
  • Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (Virginia), designed by John Haviland.
  • Hospital Real de Inválidos Militares de Runa (Portugal).
  • Partis College, Bath (England) (almshouses).
  • Bank of Louisiana, New Orleans.
  • London Colosseum (panorama), designed by Decimus Burton for Thomas Hornor.
  • Tremont Theatre, Boston (Massachusetts), designed by Isaiah Rogers.
  • Hamburg Stadt-Theater.
  • Lapua Cathedral (Finland), designed by Carl Ludvig Engel.
  • Holy Trinity Church, Helsinki (Finland), designed by Carl Ludvig Engel, dedicated.
  • Christ Church Cathedral (Hartford, Connecticut), designed by Ithiel Town.
  • Church of St Mary, Haggerston (London), designed by John Nash, consecrated.
  • Yeshua Tova Synagogue, Bucharest (Romania).
  • Passage Choiseul (arcade), Paris, designed by Francois Mazois and completed by Antoine Tavernier.
  • Halkyn Castle (Wales) (residence), designed by John Buckler.
  • Hart-Cluett Mansion, Troy, New York, probably by Martin Euclid Thomson.
  • Beckford's Tower, near Bath (England) (folly), designed by Henry Goodridge for William Beckford.
  • Godmanchester Chinese Bridge (England), designed by James Gallier.
  • Ozimek Suspension Bridge (Poland), designed by Karl Schottelius.
  • New stone Shillingford Bridge (across River Thames in England).
  • Beam Aqueduct, Rolle Canal, north Devon (England), designed by James Green.
  • Awards

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

  • January 17 - Samuel Hartt Pook, American naval architect based in Boston (died 1901)
  • February 9 - Luigi Fontana, Italian sculptor, painter and architect (died 1908)
  • March 14 - George Frederick Bodley, English architect (died 1907)
  • May 16 - Pierre Cuypers, Dutch architect associated with Amsterdam (died 1921)
  • June 18 - William Hill, English architect associated with Leeds (died 1889)
  • August 3 - John Williams Tobey, American architect, carpenter and builder (died 1909)
  • September 19 - J. P. Seddon, English architect and designer (died 1906)
  • October 15 - Friedrich Adler, German architect and archaeologist (died 1908)
  • Deaths

  • March 11 - John Pinch the elder, English architect associated with Bath, Somerset (born 1769)
  • April 27 - John Foster, Sr., English architect, Senior Surveyor to the Corporation of Liverpool and dock engineer (born 1758)
  • November 1 - Louis-François Cassas, French landscape painter, sculptor, architect, archaeologist and antiquary (born 1756; stroke)
  • References

    1827 in architecture Wikipedia

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