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1851 in architecture

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1851 in architecture

The year 1851 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.

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Buildings opened

  • February 5 - Saint Thomas Episcopal Church and Rectory, Smithfield, Rhode Island, USA, designed by Thomas Alexander Tefft.
  • May 1
  • The Crystal Palace, home of the Great Exhibition, erected in Hyde Park, London to the design of Joseph Paxton.
  • Permanent Windsor Riverside railway station in England completed to the design of William Tite.
  • May 31 - Madonna dell'Archetto, Rome Italy.
  • July 25 - Holy Trinity Church, Bangalore, India.
  • October 1 - Alabama State Capitol, Montgomery, Alabama.
  • Buildings completed

  • Osborne House on the Isle of Wight, England, designed by Prince Albert in consultation with builder Thomas Cubitt.
  • Dock Tower in Grimsby, England.
  • De Wachter, Zuidlaren, Netherlands.
  • Wat San Chao Chet, Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Stone Bastei Bridge, Saxony.
  • Buildings commenced

  • St. Stephen's Basilica in Budapest, Hungary, designed by Mikl√≥s Ybl.
  • Muhammad Amin Khan Madrasa in Khiva, Uzbekistan.
  • Hurstpierpoint College in England, designed by Richard Cromwell Carpenter.
  • Publications

  • Gottfried Semper - The Four Elements of Architecture, part 1
  • Edmund Sharpe - The Seven Periods of English Architecture.
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - Thomas Leverton Donaldson.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture - Gabriel-Auguste Ancelet.
  • Births

  • March 10 - Heinrich Wenck, Danish architect (died 1936)
  • March 26 - John Eisenmann, Cleveland-based US architect (died 1924)
  • June 29 - (Edmund) Peter Paul Pugin, English architect, son of Augustus Welby Pugin and half-brother of Edward Welby Pugin (died 1904)
  • Deaths

  • October 13 - Samuel Beazley, British theatre architect and writer (born 1786)
  • November 18 - Jacob Ephraim Polzin, German Neoclassical architect (born 1778)
  • References

    1851 in architecture Wikipedia


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