1899 in architecture
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The year 1899 in architecture involved some significant events.
- April 2 - Maison du Peuple in Brussels, designed by Victor Horta is officially opened (since destroyed).
- July 20 - Park Row Building in New York City is completed and becomes the tallest building in the world. It holds this title until 1908.
- September 1 - The National Theatre (Oslo) opens in Norway.
- September 18 - Old City Hall in Toronto, Ontario, designed by E. J. Lennox, is inaugurated.
- October - Work begins on St Agatha's Church, Sparkbrook, Birmingham, England.
- December 15 - Glasgow School of Art opens its new building, the most notable work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
- Raffles Hotel, Singapore, designed by Regent Alfred John Bidwell of Swan and Maclaren, is completed.
- Approximate date - The Saitta House in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn, New York, designed by John J. Petit, is completed. In 2007, it is listed on both the State and National Register of Historic Places.
- Auguste Choisy - Histoire de l'architecture
- March 23 - Hassan Fathy, Egyptian architect and technological pioneer (died 1989)
- August 5 - Mart Stam, Dutch architect, urban planner, and furniture designer (died 1986)
- August 18 - Pietro Belluschi, American Modernist architect (died 1994)
- "Congratulations to the Glasgow School of Art as they celebrate 100th anniversary of the Mackintosh Building". Museums Galleries Scotland. 15 December 2009. Retrieved 2010-07-07.
- "Saitta House - Report, Part 1". Dyker Heights Civic Association.