1855 in architecture
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The year 1855 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- October 15 - The second of the Prussia Columns is inaugurated, on the 60th birthday of their instigator, King Frederick William IV of Prussia.
- The Palais d'Industrie is built for the World Fair in Paris, France
- The Old Stone Church, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
- St Mary's Cathedral, Killarney (Roman Catholic), Ireland, is completed to the design of Augustus Welby Pugin following his death.
- The Victoria Tower of the Palace of Westminster in London, UK, to the designs of Charles Barry and Augustus Welby Pugin.
- March 3 - Robert Mills, early US architect, designer of the Washington Monument (born 1781)
- September 12 - John McCurdy, Irish architect, official architect to Trinity College, Dublin (born 1824)
- December - Thomas Cubitt, master builder (born 1785)
- Society for the Preservation of the Prussia Columns (Verein zur Erhaltung der Preußensäulen)
- M. Daly, M. Hearn & P. Pearson, Dublin's Victorian Houses (1998), pp. 160-161.
- Holland & Hannen and Cubitts - The Inception and Development of a Great Building Firm, published 1920, Page 35