1863 in architecture
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The year 1863 in architecture involved some significant events.
- January 10 - The Metropolitan Railway in London is opened, the world's first underground railway (engineer: John Fowler).
- March 2 - Clapham Junction railway station is opened in London.
- October 18 - Befreiungshalle memorial above Kelheim in Bavaria, designed by Friedrich von Gärtner and completed by Leo von Klenze, is inaugurated.
- The current dome of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. is completed.
- Completion of the Berns Salonger in Stockholm.
- École des Beaux-Arts in Paris is founded.
- William Burges is declared winner of the competition to design the new Saint Fin Barre's Cathedral, Cork (Church of Ireland), his first major commission.