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1861 in architecture

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1861 in architecture

The year 1861 in architecture involved some significant architectural event and new buildings.


Buildings completed

  • Arlington Street Church in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, designed by Arthur Gilman.
  • St James the Less, Pimlico, London, designed by George Edmund Street.
  • St. Michael's Church, Berlin, designed by August Soller (who is buried here) in 1845 and completed by Richard Lucae (his nephew), Andreas Simons and Martin Gropius.
  • Tromsø Cathedral, Norway, designed by Christian Heinrich Grosch.
  • Palácio do Grão-Pará, Petrópolis, Brazil, designed by Theodore Marx with de Araújo Porto Alegre.
  • Mary Birdsall House in Richmond, Indiana.
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - J. B. Leseur.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Constant Moyaux.
  • Births

  • January 6 - Victor Horta, Belgian architect and designer (died 1947)
  • April 20 - Hermann Muthesius, German architect and writer on architecture (died 1927)
  • July 17 - Horace Field, English architect (died 1948)
  • September 2 - Arthur Beresford Pite, English architect (died 1934)
  • Deaths

  • May 15 - Benjamin Woodward, Irish architect (born 1816)
  • October 13 - Sir William Cubitt, English civil engineer (born 1785)
  • References

    1861 in architecture Wikipedia

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