1759 in architecture
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The year 1759 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- Dumfries House in Scotland, designed by Robert Adam.
- West front of Trinity College, Dublin (Ireland) on College Green, designed by Henry Keene and John Sanderson.
- Royal Palace of Riofrío in Spain, designed by Virgilio Rabaglio.
- January 21 - François Baillairgé, French Canadian architect, painter and sculptor (died 1830)
- May 20 - William Thornton, physician, inventor, painter and architect, first Architect of the Capitol (died 1828)
- "Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada 1800-1950". Retrieved November 16, 2011.
- Elinor Stearns; David N. Yerkes (1976). William Thornton: A Renaissance Man in the Federal City. American Institute of Architects Foundation. Retrieved 27 June 2013.