1838 in architecture
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The year 1838 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- April 8 - The British National Gallery first opens to the public in the building purpose-designed for it by William Wilkins in Trafalgar Square, London.
- Palazzo Gavazzi, Milan, Italy, designed by Luigi Clerichetti.
- Rideau Hall, Ottawa, Canada, built by Scottish architect Thomas McKay.
- Walton Hall, Cheshire, UK, designed for Sir Gilbert Greenall, 1st Baronet, possibly by Edmund Sharpe.
- Chota Imambara, Lucknow.
- Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: (unknown).
- January 23 - John James Clark, Australian architect (died 1915)
- May 16 - Thomas Forrester, New Zealand plasterer, draughtsman, architect and engineer (died 1907)
- September 29 - Henry Hobson Richardson, US city architect (died 1886)
- September 5 - Charles Percier, French Neoclassical architect, interior decorator and designer (born 1764)
- October 16 - William Vitruvius Morrison, Irish architect, son and collaborator of Sir Richard Morrison (born 1794)
- Bucciotti, Achille; Bernardini, Enzo (1990). Milan. Istituto geografico de Agostini. p. 161. ISBN 978-88-402-0876-3. Retrieved 12 September 2012.
- Pollard, Richard; Pevsner, Nikolaus (2006). Lancashire: Liverpool and the South-West. The Buildings of England. New Haven; London: Yale University Press. p. 628. ISBN 0-300-10910-5.