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1869 in architecture

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1869 in architecture

The year 1869 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.

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Events

  • Construction of Neuschwanstein in Bavaria, designed by Christian Jank, is begun.
  • Buildings opened

  • February 3 - Booth's Theatre, New York City, United States.
  • May 12 - Chapel of St John's College, Cambridge, England, designed by George Gilbert Scott, consecrated.
  • May 25 - Vienna State Opera, constructed by Josef Hlávka to designs by August Sicard von Sicardsburg and Eduard van der Nüll. van der Nüll hanged himself in 1868 in disappointment at the public reaction to the design and von Sicardsburg died of tuberculosis a few months later.
  • June - Yasukuni Shrine, Tokyo, Japan.
  • November 6 - Blackfriars Bridge, London, England.
  • November 17 - The modern Suez Canal.
  • Buildings completed

  • The Rotes Rathaus in Berlin, Germany.
  • The Strangeways Prison in Manchester, England.
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - Karl Richard Lepsius.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Ferdinand Dutert.
  • Births

  • March 21 - Albert Kahn, German-born industrial architect working in the United States (died 1942)
  • March 29 - Edwin Lutyens, "the greatest British architect"(died 1944)
  • April 4 - Mary Colter, American architect and designer (died 1958)
  • April 28 - Bertram Goodhue, American neo-Gothic designer (died 1924)
  • November 4 - Fritz Schumacher, German architect and urban designer (died 1947)
  • November 8 - Adolf Eichler, German architect working in Baku (suicide 1911)
  • November 20 - Herbert Tudor Buckland, Welsh-born architect working in Birmingham (died 1951)
  • December 7 - Jānis Alksnis, Latvian architect and builder (died 1939)
  • Deaths

  • January 5 - George Smith, English architect and surveyor (born 1782)
  • April 13 - Isaiah Rogers, American architect (born 1800)
  • July 7 - Horatio Nelson Goulty, English architect (born c.1832)
  • August 9 - Giuseppe Puini, Italian engineer and neoclassical architect (born 1806)
  • References

    1869 in architecture Wikipedia


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