1752 in architecture
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The year 1752 in architecture involved some significant events.
- Valletta Waterfront on Malta is built, including the Church of the Flight into Egypt.
- Mansion House, London, designed by George Dance the Elder, is completed.
- West wing of St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, designed by James Gibbs, is built.
- Mariyinsky Palace in Kiev is completed by Ivan Fyodorovich Michurin to the design of Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli.
- Khan As'ad Pasha, Damascus is completed.
- Rebuilding of church of San Biagio, Venice, probably by Filippo Rossi, is completed.
- Church of La Visitation-de-la-Bienheureuse-Vierge-Marie on the island of Montreal, designed by Philippe Liébert is consecrated.
- Opéra-Théâtre de Metz Métropole in Metz, Lorraine, designed by Jacques Oger (begun 1732) is opened.
- Osteiner Hof in Mainz (Rhineland), designed by Johann Valentin Thomann, is completed.
- Croome Court in Worcestershire, England, designed by Capability Brown and Sanderson Miller, is completed.
- Pollok House near Glasgow in Scotland, designed by William Adam is built.
- Kinbuck Bridge in Scotland is built.
- January 18 - John Nash, English architect (died 1835)
- March 5 - Leendert Viervant the Younger, Dutch architect (died 1801)
- Charles-Louis Balzac, French architect and architectural draughtsman (died 1820)
- João Frederico Ludovice, born Johann Friedrich Ludwig, German architect working in Portugal (born 1670)
- Daniel Marot, French émigré architect and interior designer (born 1661)
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