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1883 in architecture

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1883 in architecture

The year 1883 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • May 1 - The Examination Schools of the University of Oxford, designed by Thomas G. Jackson, are formally opened.
  • May 24 - Brooklyn Bridge, designed by John A. Roebling, is completed.
  • May 26 - Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, designed by Konstantin Thon, is dedicated.
  • Albany City Hall in Albany, New York, designed by Henry Hobson Richardson in 'Richardsonian Romanesque' style, is completed.
  • The Home Insurance Building in Chicago designed by William LeBaron Jenney (demolished 1931).
  • The Kuhns Building in Dayton, Ohio, is constructed.
  • Hotel Windsor (Melbourne), Australia, designed by Charles Webb, is completed.
  • Cane Hill Hospital in Coulsdon, London, is completed.
  • Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire, England, designed by Gabriel-Hippolyte Destailleur, is opened for guests.
  • Billings Memorial Library at the University of Vermont in Burlington, designed by Henry Hobson Richardson, is built.
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - Francis Cranmer Penrose.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Gaston Redon.
  • Births

  • January 8 - Robert Atkinson (died 1952)
  • February 15 - Richard Konwiarz (died 1960)
  • May 18 - Walter Gropius (died 1969)
  • June 25 - Paul Bartholomew (died 1973)
  • August 30 - Theo van Doesburg (died 1931)
  • December 19 - Barry Byrne (died 1967)
  • Deaths

  • October 22 - John Henry Chamberlain (born 1831)
  • Emilio De Fabris (born 1808)
  • References

    1883 in architecture Wikipedia


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