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1894 in architecture

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1894 in architecture

The year 1894 in architecture involved some significant events.



  • In the United States, the Society of Beaux-Arts Architects is founded.
  • Buildings opened

  • April 21 - Quatro de Setembro Theater, Teresina, Brazil.
  • May 14 - Blackpool Tower in Blackpool, England, completed to a design by Maxwell and Tuke and opened to the public.
  • June 30 - Tower Bridge in London, designed by Horace Jones (architect) and John Wolfe-Barry.
  • July - Dalen Hotel in Norway, designed by Haldor Børve.
  • October 16 - Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden, designed by Fellner & Helmer.
  • Buildings completed

  • Kapelle der Versöhnung, Berlin, Germany.
  • Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral, Montreal, Canada.
  • Reformed Church, Dresden, designed by Harald Julius von Bosse (demolished 1963).
  • Sacred Heart Church (Kőszeg, Hungary), designed by Ludwig Schöne.
  • St. Peter's Church, Jaffa.
  • Colegio de Santa Maria de Jesús in Barcelona, Spain, designed by Antoni Gaudí.
  • Antiguo Cuartel Militar Español de Ponce, Puerto Rico.
  • Sisters of Charity Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia.
  • Reichstag in Berlin, designed by Paul Wallot.
  • Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp, designed by Jacob Winders and Frans van Dijk.
  • Guaranty Building, Buffalo, New York, designed by Louis Sullivan.
  • Hôtel Tassel (town house), Brussels, designed by Victor Horta.
  • Hurlbut Memorial Gate, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
  • Lululaund, a house for Hubert von Herkomer at Bushey, England, based on a design by Henry Hobson Richardson (d. 1886) (demolished 1939).
  • Rebuilt Köln Hauptbahnhof railway station in Cologne, Germany, designed by E. Grüttefie (engineer) and Georg Frentzen (architect).
  • Negril Lighthouse, Jamaica.
  • De Arend, Coevorden (smock mill), Netherlands.
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - Frederic Leighton.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Alfred-Henri Recoura.
  • Births

  • February 18 - Paul Williams, California-based architect (died 1980)
  • Deaths

  • April 11 - Constantin Lipsius, German architect and architectural theorist (born 1832)
  • August 15 - Arthur Rotch, Boston-based architect (born 1850)
  • September 16 - Eduard Mezger, Bavarian architect, painter, professor and high civil officer of the royal buildings administration (born 1807)
  • December 16 - Alexandru Orăscu, Romanian Neoclassicist architect (born 1817)
  • References

    1894 in architecture Wikipedia

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