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1901 in architecture

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1901 in architecture

The year 1901 in architecture involved some significant events.

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Buildings

  • Federal Court House and Post office for the Upper Midwest, the modern-day "Landmark Center", St. Paul, Minnesota, designed by Willoughby J. Edbrooke, is completed.
  • Philadelphia City Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, designed by John McArthur, Jr., is completed, the world's tallest occupied masonry building.
  • Stolp Town Hall, in modern-day Słupsk, Poland, designed by Karl Zaar with Rudolf Vahl, is opened.
  • Union Station (Washington, D.C.), designed by Daniel Burnham and W. Pierce Anderson, is commissioned.
  • Germantown Junction station, North Philadelphia, designed by Theophilus P. Chandler Jr., is completed.
  • Moscow Vindavsky railway station, designed by Stanislav Brzhozovsky, is opened.
  • Wardenclyffe Tower in Shoreham, New York, designed by Nikola Tesla and Stanford White is begun.
  • Willits House in Highland Park, Illinois, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.
  • Deanery Garden in Sonning, England, designed by Edwin Lutyens with garden by Gertrude Jekyll, is completed.
  • Langer House in Vienna, designed by Jože Plečnik, is completed.
  • Whitechapel Art Gallery in east London, designed by Charles Harrison Townsend, is opened.
  • Horniman Museum in south London, designed by C. Harrison Townsend, is completed.
  • The Génin-Louis Grain Shop in Nancy, designed by Henry Gutton and his nephew Henri Gutton, is built.
  • The Vaxelaire Department Store in Nancy, designed by Émile André and Eugène Vallin, is completed.
  • Jakarta Cathedral in the Dutch East Indies, completed by M. J. Hulswit following a design of 1891 by Pastor Antonius Dijkmans, is consecrated.
  • The Glasgow International Exhibition (1901) is held with new architecture by James Millar and Charles Rennie Mackintosh and transplanted mock Tudor cottages from Port Sunlight.
  • Awards

  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Jean Hulot
  • Publications

  • Barry Parker and Raymond Unwin - The Art of Building a Home
  • Births

  • January 25 - Pablo Antonio, Filipino architect (died 1975)
  • February 20 - Louis Kahn, American architect (died 1974)
  • April 12 - Thomas Sharp, English urban planner (died 1978)
  • June 23 - Amyas Connell, New Zealand-born architect (died 1980)
  • September 8 - Judith Ledeboer, Dutch-born English architect (died 1990)
  • Deaths

  • James Brooks, English Gothic Revival architect (born 1825)
  • May 25 - J. M. Brydon, British architect (born 1840)
  • References

    1901 in architecture Wikipedia


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