1864 in architecture
The year 1864 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- Martin & Chamberlain begin their partnership in Birmingham, England.
- December 8 – The Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol, England, designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel in 1831 and completed as a memorial to him by William Henry Barlow and John Hawkshaw, is opened to traffic. For the occasion, it is lit by magnesium flares but they are blown out by the wind.
Buildings and structuresEdit
- June 5 – Notre-Dame de la Garde, Marseille, France, designed by Henri-Jacques Espérandieu (consecrated).
- June 23 – Grande synagogue de Lyon, France, designed by Abraham Hirsch.
- St Peter's Church, Vauxhall, London, designed by John Loughborough Pearson.
- Northampton Guildhall in England, designed by E. W. Godwin.
- Oriel Chambers, Liverpool, England, the world's first metal-framed glass curtain walled building, designed by Peter Ellis.
- Bridge No. 28 ("Gothic Bridge"), Central Park, New York City, designed by Calvert Vaux.
- March 12 – Henry Wilson, English architect and metalwork designer (died 1934)
- July 12 – Carl Harald Brummer, Danish architect (died 1953)
- June 10 – Ninian Comper, Scottish-born Gothic Revival architect (died 1960)
- McIlwain, John (1996). Clifton Suspension Bridge. Andover: Pitkin Guides. ISBN 978-0-85372-758-3.
- Abbé G. Arnaud d’Agnel, Marseille, Notre-Dame de la Garde, éd. Tacussel, Marseille, 1923
- Historic England. "Church of St Peter (1358276)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 2019-01-13.
- "History". Oriel Chambers. Retrieved 2009-07-27.
- "Bridge No. 28". Official Website of New York City's Central Park. Central Park Conservancy. Retrieved 2015-03-18.
- Hussey, Christopher (1931). The Work of Sir Robert Lorimer. Country Life.