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1880 in architecture

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1880 in architecture

The year 1880 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.

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Buildings

  • Casa Vicens in Barcelona, designed by Antoni Gaudí is completed.
  • The Natural History Museum in London, designed by Alfred Waterhouse and Francis Fowke is completed.
  • Cologne Cathedral in Cologne, Germany, is completed after 632 years.
  • Rajabai Clock Tower in South Mumbai, India is opened.
  • Berlin Anhalter Bahnhof (railway station) in Berlin, Germany, rebuilt by Franz Heinrich Schwechten, is opened.
  • Manchester Central railway station in Manchester, England is completed.
  • Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne is completed.
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - John Loughborough Pearson.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Louis Girault.
  • Births

  • April 1 - Louis Laybourne Smith - Australian architect (died 1965)
  • April 9 - Jan Letzel, Czech architect (died 1925)
  • May 19 - Albert Richardson, English architect, writer, and professor of architecture (died 1964)
  • May 25 - Eižens Laube, Latvian architect (died 1967)
  • November 9 - Giles Gilbert Scott, English architect, son of George Gilbert Scott, Jr. (died 1960)
  • Deaths

  • January 27 - Edward Middleton Barry, English architect (born 1830)
  • May 25 - Richard Lane, English architect (born 1795)
  • August 22 - Benjamin Ferrey, English architect (born 1810)
  • References

    1880 in architecture Wikipedia


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