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1876 in architecture

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1876 in architecture

The year 1876 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.


Buildings opened

  • February 2 - Church of St Mary the Virgin, Bury, England, designed by J. S. Crowther.
  • August - The Bayreuth Festspielhaus, designed by Gottfried Semper.
  • Buildings completed

  • Great Zlatoust Church, Yekaterinburg, Russia, designed by Vasily Morgan.
  • Government House, Melbourne, Australia, designed by William Wardell.
  • Kaahumanu Church, Hawai'i, built by Rev Edward Bailey.
  • Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, designed by Frank Furness and George Hewitt.
  • Swan House (Chelsea Embankment), London, designed by Richard Norman Shaw.
  • Nádasdy Mansion, Nádasdladány, Hungary, designed by István Linzbauer and Alajos Hauszmann.
  • The Midland Grand Hotel at St Pancras railway station in London, designed by George Gilbert Scott, is fully completed.
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - John Louis Duc.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Paul Blondel.
  • Births

  • March 27 - A. E. Lefcourt, born Abraham Elias Lefkowitz, English-born New York real estate developer (died 1932)
  • May 18 - Thorvald Astrup, Norwegian industrial architect (died 1940)
  • June 26 - Vincent Harris, English architect (died 1971)
  • October 24 - Paul Philippe Cret, French-American architect and industrial designer (died 1945)
  • November 24 - Walter Burley Griffin, American architect and landscape architect (died 1937)
  • Deaths

  • May 7 - David Bryce, Scottish architect (b. 1803),
  • August 21 - Ildefons Cerdà, Catalan Spanish urban planner (born 1815)
  • date unknown - Jean-Baptiste Schacre, French architect (b. 1808)
  • References

    1876 in architecture Wikipedia

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