1792 in architecture
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The year 1792 in architecture involved some significant events.
- May 16 - La Fenice theatre in Venice, designed by Gianantonio Selva, is inaugurated with an opera performance.
- October 13 - Work begins on the White House, designed by James Hoban, in Washington, D.C.
- Church of St John-at-Hackney in London, designed by James Spiller, is built.
- Stenbock House in Tallinn, designed by Johann Caspar Mohr, is completed.
- The Old State House (Connecticut) in Hartford is probably designed by Charles Bulfinch (his first commission for a public building).
- Sir John Soane begins work on his house in London, which becomes the Soane Museum.
- Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Pierre-Charles-Joseph Normand.
- June 15 - Philip Hardwick, English architect (died 1870)
- August 20 - Jakob Ignaz Hittorff, Franco-German architect who supervises changes at the Palais Beauharnais in Paris (died 1867)
- March 3 - Robert Adam, Scottish-born neoclassical architect and interior and furniture designer (born 1728)
- October 28 - John Smeaton, English civil engineer (born 1724)
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