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1849 in architecture

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1849 in architecture

The year 1849 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • March 1 - Ashby railway station, Leicestershire, England, probably designed by Robert Chaplin, opened.
  • May 1 - Stone railway station, Staffordshire, England, designed by H. A. Hunt, opened.
  • September 2 - Gare de l'Est railway station in Paris (France), designed by François Duquesnay, opened.
  • October 30 - London Coal Exchange opened.
  • December 1 - Gothenburg City Hall (Sweden), designed by Pehr Johan Ekman, opened.
  • Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street, central London, designed by Joseph John Scoles, completed.
  • All Saints, Ennismore Gardens, south London, designed by Lewis Vulliamy, interior completed.
  • Boston Custom House (Massachusetts), designed by Ammi B. Young, completed.
  • Events

  • March - The Journal of Design and Manufactures is established by Henry Cole.
  • May - The Seven Lamps of Architecture by John Ruskin is published.
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - Luigi Canina.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture - Denis Lebouteux.
  • Births

  • January 9 - Gaetano Koch, Italian architect (died 1910)
  • February 22 - Carl Holzmann, Austrian architect (died 1914)
  • May 22 - Aston Webb, English architect (died 1930)
  • August 29 - John Sulman, English-born Australian architect (died 1934)
  • Deaths

  • April 18 - Carlo Rossi, Neapolitan-born architect working in Saint Petersburg (born 1775)
  • September - Daniel Robertson, American-born architect and garden designer working in Oxford and Ireland (born c. 1770)
  • Robert Cary Long, Jr., American architect working in Baltimore (born 1810)
  • John Pinch the younger, English architect working in Bath (born 1796)
  • References

    1849 in architecture Wikipedia


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