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1904 in architecture

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1904 in architecture

The year 1904 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.

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Events

  • May - The Ford Motor Company approves construction of the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, a New England mill-style building in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
  • June - Construction work begins on the New York Hippodrome, designed by Frederick Thompson and Jay H. Morgan (demolished 1939).
  • Buildings opened

  • Spring - Old Faithful Inn in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, designed by Robert Reamer.
  • April - Watts Gallery in Compton, Guildford, England, designed by Christopher Hatton Turnor.
  • May 3 - Midtgulen Church, in Bremanger Municipality, Norway, designed by Lars Sølvberg, is consecrated by Bishop Johan Willoch Erichsen.
  • September 4 - St. Regis Hotel in New York City, designed by Trowbridge & Livingston with interiors by Arnold Constable.
  • September 17 - New St Columba Church of Scotland, Glasgow, designed by Tennant and Burke.
  • Buildings completed

  • Batumi Synagogue, Georgia, designed by Semyon Vulkovich.
  • The Bergeret House in Nancy, France, by Lucien Weissenburger, with ironwork by Louis Majorelle, interior paintings by Victor Prouvé, stained glass by Jacques Gruber, and woodwork by Eugène Vallin.
  • The Villa des Roches, designed by Émile André as his own house, in the Parc de Saurupt in Nancy, France.
  • The Larkin Administration Building was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for the Larkin Soap Company of Buffalo, New York.
  • The Mayoralty of Baku, final work of Józef Gosławski.
  • Hungarian Parliament Building on the Danube in Budapest.
  • Rue Franklin Apartments, Paris, by Auguste Perret and his brother Gustave, an early example of an exposed reinforced concrete frame building.
  • Hôtel Brion, Strasbourg, built by architect Auguste Brion for himself
  • Awards

  • Royal Gold Medal - Auguste Choisy.
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Ernest Michel Hébrard.
  • Births

  • April 18 - Giuseppe Terragni, Italian Rationalist architect (died 1943)
  • March 3 - Donald McMorran, English neo-Georgian architect (died 1965)
  • June 8 - Bruce Goff, American residential architect (died 1982)
  • September 11 - Paul Thiry, American architect (died 1993)
  • September 29 - Egon Eiermann, German architect (died 1970)
  • November 25 - John Summerson, English architectural historian (died 1992)
  • Deaths

  • March - Peter Paul Pugin, English architect (born 1851)
  • October 4 - Frédéric Bartholdi, French sculptor, designer of the Statue of Liberty (born 1834)
  • References

    1904 in architecture Wikipedia


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