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1853 in architecture

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1853 in architecture

The year 1853 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.

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Events

  • June 30 - Georges-Eugène Haussmann is selected as préfect of the Seine (department) to begin the re-planning of Paris.
  • Buildings

  • Fastnet Rock Lighthouse is completed at the most southerly point of Ireland.
  • The New York Crystal Palace is constructed for the Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations in New York City.
  • The New York Cotton Exchange building is completed in New York City.
  • Rhode Island Tool Company building is completed in Providence, Rhode Island.
  • Charlbury railway station in Oxfordshire, England, designed by I. K. Brunel, is opened.
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - Robert Smirke.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture - Arthur-Stanislas Diet.
  • Births

  • February 26 - Antonio Rivas Mercado, Mexican architect, engineer and restorer (died 1927)
  • August 28 (August 16 O.S.) - Vladimir Shukhov, Russian structural engineer (died 1939)
  • September 11 - Stanford White, American architect (died 1906)
  • Deaths

  • December 12 - William Nichols, English-born American Neoclassical architect (born 1780)
  • References

    1853 in architecture Wikipedia


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