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1874 in architecture

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1874 in architecture

The year 1874 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.


Buildings completed

  • California State Capitol in Sacramento, California, USA.
  • Eads Bridge at St. Louis, USA, designed by James B. Eads.
  • Grand Synagogue of Paris, France, designed by Alfred-Philibert Aldrophe.
  • Palais Garnier (opera house), Paris, France, designed by Charles Garnier.
  • St. Nicholas' Church, Hamburg, Germany, designed by George Gilbert Scott.
  • Wahnfried, Richard Wagner's villa in Bayreuth, Germany.
  • The Ancoats Hospital, an enlargement of the current building, in Manchester, designed by Lewis and Crawcroft, opens.
  • Events

  • George Devey begins to remodel Ascott House (near Wing, Buckinghamshire) in England.
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - George Edmund Street.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Benoît Édouard Loviot.
  • Births

  • February 12 - Auguste Perret, French architect, pioneer of reinforced concrete (died 1954)
  • March 10 - Karl Lindahl, Finnish-Swedish architect (died 1930)
  • April 24 - John Russell Pope, American architect (died 1937)
  • date unknown - William Alexander Harvey, English architect of Bournville (died 1951)
  • Deaths

  • January 13 - Victor Baltard, French architect (born 1805)
  • April 13 - James Bogardus, American inventor and architect (born 1800)
  • April 19 - Owen Jones, Anglo-Welsh architect (born 1809)
  • August 3 - Carl Tietz, German architect working in Vienna (born 1831)
  • September 3 - John Rennie the Younger, English civil engineer (born 1794)
  • References

    1874 in architecture Wikipedia

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