1856 in architecture
The year 1856 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
Buildings and structuresEdit
- February – State Library of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia, designed by Joseph Reed
- May 15 – Rumeli Feneri, Istanbul, Turkey
- August 31 – The Esztergom Basilica in Hungary, designed by Pál Kühnel and József Hild (consecrated)
- October 4 – Lindau Lighthouse, Bavaria
- November 1 – Stamford Water Street railway station in Lincolnshire, England, designed by William Hurst
- Debating chambers of Parliament House, Melbourne, Australia, designed by General Charles Pasley
- Dolmabahçe Palace in Istanbul, Turkey.
- Landherrnamt, Bremen, Germany, designed by Alexander Schröder in the Neo-Romanesque style
- Walnut Hall, Toronto, Canada, designed by John Tully as O'Donohoe Row (demolished 2007)
- January 7 – Sydney Mitchell, Scottish architect (died 1930)
- January 21 – Gustaf Nyström, Finnish architect (died 1917)
- February 12 – Hendrik Petrus Berlage, Dutch architect (died 1934)
- August 5 – Axel Berg, Danish architect (died 1929)
- September 3 – Louis Sullivan, American architect, "father of skyscrapers" (died 1924)
- September 23 – John Bilson, English architect and architectural historian (died 1943)
- December 20 – Reginald Blomfield, English architect (died 1942)
- date unknown – Eugène Vallin, French architect, furniture designer and manufacturer (died 1922)
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- "Rumelifeneri" (in Turkish). Rumelifeneri. Archived from the original on 2011-07-15. Retrieved 2010-06-06.
- Biddle, Gordon (2003). Britain's Historic Railway Buildings: an Oxford Gazetteer of Structures and Sites. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-866247-5.
- "Database Landesamt für Denkmalpflege Bremen". Landherrnamt & St.-Johannis-Schule (in German)
- Kyonka, Nick (2007-05-20). "Historic building dies of neglect". Toronto Star.
- Kaufman, Mervyn D. (1969). Father of Skyscrapers: A Biography of Louis Sullivan. Boston: Little, Brown & Co.
- "Robert Reid". Dictionary of Scottish Architects. Retrieved 2015-03-03.
- Colvin, H. M. (1997). A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600–1840. ISBN 0-300-07207-4. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)