1888 in architecture
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|List of years in architecture (table)|
|... 1878 . 1879 . 1880 . 1881 . 1882 . 1883 . 1884 ...
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... 1892 . 1893 . 1894 . 1895 . 1896 . 1897 . 1898 ...
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The year 1888 in architecture involved some significant events.
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- April 11 - The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, designed by Adolf Leonard van Gendt, opens.
- In Pointe Coupee, Louisiana, the Conquest Plantation is built in Victorian style.
- In Atlanta, Georgia Tech opens (as the "Georgia School of Technology"), with Tech Tower used for classrooms.
- Illinois State Capitol - located in Springfield, Illinois.
- Ponce de León Hotel - St. Augustine, Florida, designed by John Carrere and Thomas Hastings.
- Texas State Capitol - Austin, Texas, designed by Elijah E. Myers.
- Allegheny County Courthouse - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, designed by H.H. Richardson.
- Several buildings for the International Exhibition of Science, Art and Industry held in Glasgow. Key architect being James Sellars
- 20 January – Léon Azéma (died 1 March 1978)
- 24 June - Gerrit Rietveld (died 1964)
- Gordon Kaufmann (died 1949)