1829 in architecture
The year 1829 in architecture involved some significant events.
Buildings and structuresEdit
- The General Post Office building in St Martins-le-Grand in the City of London, designed by Robert Smirke, is completed (replaced c.1912).
- Work begins on the Travellers' Club in London, designed by Charles Barry.
- Hospicio Cabañas in Guadalajara, Mexico, designed by Manuel Tolsá, is completed.
- The new building of the Royal High School, Edinburgh, Scotland on Calton Hill, designed by Thomas Hamilton, is opened.
- Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, designed by John Haviland, is opened.
- Central Congregational Church (Eastport, Maine) is built.
- St Peter's Church, Hammersmith, London, designed by Edward Lapidge, is consecrated.
- The Oratory, Liverpool, England, designed by John Foster, is built.
- Construction of the National Monument of Scotland in Edinburgh, designed by Charles Robert Cockerell and William Henry Playfair, is abandoned due to funds being exhausted, leaving only a row of Doric columns supporting the entablature.
- Cromer Hall in England, designed by William Donthorne, is built.
- Octagon House (Columbus, Georgia) is built.
- Sferisterio di Macerata in Italy, designed by Ireneo Aleandri, is completed.
- Construction of Cisternoni of Livorno in Italy, designed by Pasquale Poccianti, begins (completed 1848).
- Kvitsøy Lighthouse in Norway is built.
- Carrollton Viaduct on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, designed by James Lloyd, is completed.
- Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Simon-Claude Constant-Dufeux.
- February 8 – Joseph Auguste Émile Vaudremer, French architect (died 1914)
- March 4 – Hermann Ende, German architect (died 1907)
- March 6 – Arthur Blomfield, English architect (died 1899)
- June 18 – Edmund George Lind, English-born American architect (died 1909)
- Charles Babcock, American architect (died 1913)
- George Corson, Scottish-born architect working in Leeds (died 1910)
- William Henry Lynn, Irish architect (died 1915)
- William Martin, English architect working in Birmingham (died 1900)
- Brandwood, Geoff, ed. (2010). Living, Leisure and Law: Eight Building Types in England 1800–1914. Reading: Spire Books. p. 154. ISBN 978-1-904965-27-5.
- Summerson, John (1991). Architecture in Britain 1530–1830 (8th ed.). Pelican Books. p. 473.
- "History of Edinburgh". Visions of Scotland. Archived from the original on 2015-02-14. Retrieved 2014-08-02.