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1862 in architecture

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1862 in architecture

The year 1862 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.

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Buildings opened

  • May 8 - Church of St Philip and St James, Oxford, designed by George Edmund Street.
  • May 12 - Ulster Hall, Belfast, designed by William J. Barre.
  • May 17 - Teatro Comunale Florence, Italy.
  • November 19 - Brekke Church, Norway, designed by Christian Henrik Grosch.
  • Buildings completed

  • Flushing Town Hall, Flushing, Queens, New York, USA.
  • Iron Clad Building, Cooperstown, New York, USA, designed by James Bogardus.
  • Laxmangarh Fort, Rajasthan, India.
  • Peace College Main Building, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
  • Propylaea (Munich), designed by Leo von Klenze.
  • Rila Monastery, Bulgaria, by Alexi Rilets (reconstruction).
  • Government House, Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, designed by Charles Tiffin.
  • Treasury Building, Melbourne, Australia, designed by J. J. Clark in 1857 (when he was 19).
  • Great Malvern railway station, England, designed by E. W. Elmslie.
  • Bow Bridge (Central Park), New York, designed by Calvert Vaux.
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - Robert Willis.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Wilbrod Chabrol.
  • Births

  • February 7 - Bernard Maybeck, American Arts and Crafts architect (died 1957)
  • February 19 - Lev Kekushev, Russian Art Nouveau architect (died 1916-1919?)
  • June 9 - Herbert Baker, English architect working in South Africa (died 1946)
  • October 21 - Folke Zettervall, Swedish architect (died 1955)
  • October 31 - Gerald Horsley, British architect (died 1917)
  • December 7 - Hans-Georg Tersling, Danish architect working in France (died 1920)
  • Deaths

  • June 27 - John Henderson, Scottish ecclesiastical architect (born 1804)
  • December - Thomas Oliver, English classical architect (born 1791)
  • References

    1862 in architecture Wikipedia


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