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1893 in architecture

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1893 in architecture

The year 1893 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.



  • May 1 - The World's Columbian Exposition, including 600 temporary buildings, opens to the public in Chicago, USA.
  • Buildings completed

  • Juliusz Słowacki Theatre, Kraków, Poland, designed by Jan Zawiejski, opened as the Teatr Miejski on October 21.
  • Museum for the Macedonian Struggle (Thessaloniki)
  • Refinery for Pacific Coast Borax Company, the first reinforced concrete building in the United States.
  • Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.
  • St. Mary's Cathedral in Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
  • St. Michael the Archangel Church in Kaunas, Lithuania.
  • Broad Street Station, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, designed by Frank Furness and the largest passenger railroad terminal in the world at this time.
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - Richard Morris Hunt.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: François-Benjamin Chaussemiche.
  • Births

  • February 14 - Kay Fisker, Danish architect, designer and educator (died 1965)
  • May 19 - Gudolf Blakstad, Norwegian architect (died 1985)
  • June 1 - Otto Eisler, Czech architect (died 1968)
  • September 15 - Rene Paul Chambellan, American architectural sculptor (died 1955)
  • September 20 - Hans Scharoun, German architect (died 1972)
  • Deaths

  • February 6 - Jacob Weidenmann, American landscape architect (born 1829)
  • February 24 - Francis Fowler, English architect (born c. 1819)
  • April 18 - Richard Carpenter, English Gothic Revival architect (born 1841)
  • References

    1893 in architecture Wikipedia

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