1859 in architecture
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The year 1859 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- Red House in Bexleyheath, England designed by Philip Webb and William Morris.
- September 7 - Big Ben in London becomes fully operational
- Tennessee State Capitol in Nashville, Tennessee, United States is completed.
- Third Vermont State House designed by Thomas Silloway, in Montpelier, Vermont, United States is completed.
- The lighthouse on The Needles is completed.
- August 7 - Fyodor Schechtel, Russian architect, graphic artist and stage designer (died 1926)
- September 13 - Anton Rosen, architect, furniture designer and decorative artist (died 1928)
- November 29 - Cass Gilbert, US architect (died 1934)
- September 15 - Isambard Kingdom Brunel, British engineer notable for his railways, tunnels and bridges (born 1806; stroke)
- date unknown - William Donthorne, English architect, one of the founders of what became the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) (born 1799)
- "Anton Rosen". Gyldendal. Retrieved 2010-07-23.
- Christen, Barbara S.; Flanders, Steven (2001). Cass Gilbert, Life and Work: Architect of the Public Domain. W.W. Norton. ISBN 0-393-73065-4.
- Skempton, A; Rennison, Robert William; CoxHumphreys, Rob (2002). Biographical Dictionary of Civil Engineers in Great Britain and Ireland v. 1 1500–1830. Thomas Telford Ltd. ISBN 0-7277-2939-X.