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1877 in architecture

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1877 in architecture

The year 1877 in architecture involved some significant events.



  • Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II (shopping arcade) in Milan, designed by Giuseppe Mengoni, is completed.
  • Galleria dell'Industria Subalpina in Turin, designed by Pietro Carrera, is completed.
  • Manchester Town Hall in Manchester, England, designed by Alfred Waterhouse, is completed.
  • Trinity Church (Boston) in the United States, designed by Henry Hobson Richardson, is consecrated.
  • New railway stations for the North Eastern Railway (United Kingdom) are completed at York, largely designed by Thomas Prosser, and Middlesbrough, designed by William Peachey.
  • Maria Pia Bridge in Porto, Portugal, built by Gustave Eiffel, is completed.
  • Rebuilt Ardverikie House in Scotland, designed by John Rhind, is completed.
  • Events

  • Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings founded in London by William Morris.
  • Richard Norman Shaw appointed architect to Bedford Park, London.
  • Awards

  • RIBA Royal Gold Medal - Charles Barry (junior).
  • Births

  • May 14 - Randall Wells, English Arts and Crafts architect (died 1942)
  • June 12 - Johann Friedrich Höger, German architect (died 1949)
  • December 6 - Paul Bonatz, German architect (died 1956)
  • Deaths

  • February 23 - Thomas Talbot Bury, English architect and lithographer (died 1809)
  • May 8 - Edmund Sharpe, English architect and architectural historian (born 1809)
  • October 8 - John Raphael Rodrigues Brandon, English Gothic Revival architect (born 1817)
  • References

    1877 in architecture Wikipedia

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