1837 in architecture
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The year 1837 in architecture involved some significant events.
- June 10 - Galerie des Batailles at the Palace of Versailles in France, designed by Pierre-François-Léonard Fontaine with Frédéric Nepveu, is opened.
- July 20 - Euston railway station, the first main line station in London, is opened, incorporating the Euston Arch designed by Philip Hardwick (demolished 1961).
- "Great Stove" or Conservatory at Chatsworth House in England, designed by Joseph Paxton, is begun; it is the largest glass building in the world at this time (demolished 1923).
- Major reconstruction of Penrhyn Castle in North Wales by Thomas Hopper is largely completed.
- January 11 - The Royal Institute of British Architects in London (RIBA) is granted its royal charter.
- Smithson, Alison; Smithson, Peter (1968). The Euston Arch and the growth of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway. London: Thames & Hudson.
- Hitchcock, Henry-Russell (1977). Architecture: Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. p. 177. ISBN 0-14-056115-3.
- Port, M. H. (2004). "Hopper, Thomas (1776–1856)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/13763. Retrieved 2013-01-23. (subscription or UK public library membership required)