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1871 in architecture

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1871 in architecture

The year 1871 in architecture involved some significant events.



  • Abraham Hirsch is appointed chief architect of the French city of Lyon.
  • (end of year) - At the Vienna Hofburg, groundbreaking is held for the new Imperial Natural History Museum (German: K.k. Naturhistorisches Hofmuseum), beginning a 20-year construction project.
  • Buildings opened

  • March 29 - The Royal Albert Hall in London, designed by Francis Fowke and H. Y. Darracott Scott.
  • September 14 - Hokkaidō Shrine, Sapporo, Japan.
  • October 15 - Church of the Holy Name of Jesus, Manchester, England, designed by Joseph A. Hansom & Son.
  • Buildings completed

  • Alexandria City Hall, Virginia, USA, designed by Adolph Cluss
  • Christ Church, Nazareth, Israel
  • Church of Saint-Augustin, Paris, designed by Victor Baltard
  • Fort Teremba, New Caledonia
  • Jacob Kamm House, Portland, Oregon, USA, designed by Justus F. Krumbein
  • Lehrter Bahnhof, Berlin, designed by Alfred Lent, Bertold Scholz and Gottlieb Henri Lapierre.
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - James Fergusson
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Émile Ulmann.
  • Births

  • August 22 - Émile André, French architect, artist, and furniture designer (died 1933)
  • Deaths

  • January 4 - Lewis Vulliamy, English architect (born 1791)
  • September 1 - Sir James Pennethorne, English architect and planner (born 1801)
  • October 9 - Niels Sigfred Nebelong, Danish historicist architect (born 1806)
  • References

    1871 in architecture Wikipedia

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