|Covid-19|The Linderhof Palace in Bavaria, designed by Georg Dollman is completed.
St. Patrick's Cathedral (Manhattan) in New York City, designed by James Renwick, Jr., is dedicated.
The Votive Church, Vienna, Austria, designed by Heinrich von Ferstel, is dedicated.
Connecticut State Capitol in Hartford, Connecticut, designed by Richard M. Upjohn, is completed.
Healy Hall at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., designed by Paul J. Pelz and John L. Smithmeyer, is completed.
Provident Life & Trust Company in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, designed by Frank Furness, is completed.
Royal Gold Medal - Marquis de Vogue
Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Victor-Auguste Blavette
June 6 - Patrick Abercrombie, English town planner (died 1957)
September 16 - Josep Maria Jujol, Catalan architect (died 1949)
H. Craig Severance, American architect (died 1941)
May 15 - Gottfried Semper, German architect (born 1803)
September 17 - Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, French architect and architectural theorist (born 1814)
1879 in architecture Wikipedia
The year 1879 in architecture involved some significant events.