1867 in architecture
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The year 1867 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- May 12 — Construction work begins on Toluca Cathedral in Mexico.
- May 20 — Queen Victoria lays the foundation stone for the Royal Albert Hall in London, designed by Captain Francis Fowke and Colonel H. Y. Darracott Scott.
- Joseph Monier patents reinforced concrete.
- Ildefons Cerdà publishes Teoría General de la Urbanización ("General Theory of Urbanization").
- The United States Congress directs the United States Army Corps of Engineers to begin improvements on the Navigation Structures at Frankfort Harbor, Michigan.
- January 1 — The John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge in Cincinnati, Ohio and Covington, Kentucky, United States
- May 11 — St Nedelya Church, Sofia, Bulgaria (rebuilt)
- July 30 — Kvæfjord Church, Norway, designed by Jacob Wilhelm Nordan
- July 31 — St Giles Church, Willenhall, England (consecrated)
- September 27 — Zagreb Synagogue (consecrated)
- Russian-American Building No. 29, Sitka, Alaska
- Grande halle de la Villette (abattoir), Paris, France, designed by Jules de Mérindol and Louis-Adolphe Janvier
- March 10 — Hector Guimard, French Art Nouveau architect (died 1942)
- June 8 — Frank Lloyd Wright, American architect, interior designer, writer and educator (died 1959)
- June 22 — John A. Pearson, English-born Canadian architect (died 1940)
- November 24 — Detmar Blow, English Arts and Crafts architect (died 1939)
- Francis Rattenbury, English-born Canadian architect (murdered 1935)
- March 25 — Jakob Ignaz Hittorff, Franco-German architect, who supervised changes at Palais Beauharnais in Paris (born 1792)
- April 18 — Robert Smirke, English Greek Revival architect (born 1780)
- "Catedral". Toluca.gob.mx (in Spanish). Retrieved 2014-08-14.
- Pepper, Terry. "Frankfort North Breakwater Light". Seeing the Light. Retrieved 2014-01-01.
- "Kvæfjord kirke" (in Norwegian). Kirkesøk: Kirkebyggdatabasen. Retrieved 2012-08-12.
- Tate, Alan (2001-08-13). Great City Parks. Taylor & Francis. pp. 58–. ISBN 978-0-419-24420-2. Retrieved 2012-05-18.
- John A Pearson at The Canadian Encyclopedia.