Construction work begins on
Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary, Rosario, Argentina.
Provinciaal Hof, Bruges, Flanders, designed by Louis Delacenserie and René Buyck.
Ponce de León Hotel, St. Augustine, Florida, designed by Carrère and Hastings.
March 29 - Peebles Old Parish Church, Scotland, designed by William Young (dedicated).
April 23 - Metropolitan Cathedral, Iași, Romania, completed by Alexandru Orăscu (dedicated).
June 20 - Victoria Terminus of the Great Indian Peninsula Railway in Bombay, designed by Frederick William Stevens.
December 1 - Raffles Hotel, Singapore.
Cardiff Metropolitan Cathedral, designed by Pugin & Pugin.
New façade of Florence Cathedral, designed by Emilio De Fabris (died 1883).
Basilica of St. Nicholas, Amsterdam, designed by Adrianus Bleijs.
St Paul's Church, Aarhus, designed by Vilhelm Theodor Walther.
Cluj-Napoca Neolog Synagogue, Romania, designed by engineer Izidor Hegner.
Rebuilt Gare Saint-Lazare terminus of Chemins de fer de l'Ouest in Paris, designed by Juste Lisch.
RIBA Royal Gold Medal - Ewan Christian.
MacGibbon and Ross begin publication of The Castellated and Domestic Architecture of Scotland, from the twelfth to the eighteenth century.
G. A. Wayss publishes Das System Monier-Eisengerippe mit Cementumhüllung-in seiner Anwendung auf das gesammte Bauwesen in Berlin, one of the first books on reinforced concrete (using Joseph Monier's system).
March 21 - Erich Mendelsohn, German-Jewish Expressionist architect (died 1953)
May 31 - Philip Tilden, English domestic architect (died 1956)
August 30 - Eric Francis, British architect and painter (died 1976)
October 6 - Le Corbusier, Swiss-French architect, designer, painter, urban planner, writer and pioneer of modern architecture (died 1965)
April 13 - David Stirling, Scottish-born Canadian architect (born 1822)
May 8 - Thomas Stevenson, Scottish lighthouse engineer (born 1818)
May 21 - Sir Horace Jones, English architect (born 1819)
1887 in architecture Wikipedia
The year 1887 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.