1787 in architecture
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The year 1787 in architecture involved some significant events in architectural history.
- The Hameau de Chantilly, a group of cottages, is constructed by Bathilde d'Orléans, Duchess of Bourbon, in the gardens of the Élysée Palace in Paris, in imitation of a village at the Château de Chantilly, her principal residence.
- In Charleston, SC, the Unitarian Universalist Church is built (a National Historic Landmark).
- In Bedford, New York, the Court House in Bedford Village is built (renovated in the 1960s).
- In White Plains, NY, the second courthouse is built, on the foundation of the first (1759) courthouse.
- In Philadelphia, PA, the Morris House Hotel is built.
- In Jefferson County, Ohio, Fort Steuben is built and houses the first American Army Regiment.
- The Royal Pavilion, sometimes called the Brighton Pavilion, was established as a seaside retreat for George, Prince of Wales
- January 26 - Aleksandr Vitberg, Russian Neoclassical architect (died 1855)
- November 26 - Pascal Coste, French architect and engineer who worked in Egypt (died 1879)
- date unknown
- April 7 - Sir Nigel Gresley, 6th Baronet, builder of Sir Nigel Gresley's Canal (born c.1727)
- May 8 - Antonio Brianti, Italian architect (born 1739)
- Henry Haynie, Paris: Past & Present 2, New York, 1902, p. 245
- "Sir Nigel Gresley's Canal". Jim Shead. Retrieved 2007-05-06.