1871 in architecture
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The year 1871 in architecture involved some significant events.
- Abraham Hirsch is appointed chief architect of the French city of Lyon.
- (end of year) – At the Vienna Hofburg, groundbreaking is held for the new Imperial Natural History Museum (German: K.k. Naturhistorisches Hofmuseum), beginning a 20-year construction project.
- March 29 – The Royal Albert Hall in London, designed by Francis Fowke and H. Y. Darracott Scott.
- September 14 – Hokkaidō Shrine, Sapporo, Japan.
- October 15 – Church of the Holy Name of Jesus, Manchester, England, designed by Joseph A. Hansom & Son.
- Alexandria City Hall, Virginia, USA, designed by Adolph Cluss
- Christ Church, Nazareth, Israel
- Church of Saint-Augustin, Paris, designed by Victor Baltard
- Fort Teremba, New Caledonia
- Jacob Kamm House, Portland, Oregon, USA, designed by Justus F. Krumbein
- Lehrter Bahnhof, Berlin, designed by Alfred Lent, Bertold Scholz and Gottlieb Henri Lapierre.
- April 12 – August Endell, German Jugendstil architect and designer (died 1925)
- August 22 – Émile André, French architect, artist and furniture designer (died 1933)
- January 4 – Lewis Vulliamy, English architect (born 1791)
- September 1 – Sir James Pennethorne, English architect and planner (born 1801)
- October 9 – Niels Sigfred Nebelong, Danish historicist architect (born 1806)
- "The Building" (PDF). Royal Albert Hall. Retrieved 17 June 2011.
- Harris, Penelope (2010). The Architectural Achievement of Joseph Aloysius Hansom (1803–1882), Designer of the Hansom Cab, Birmingham Town Hall and Churches of the Catholic Revival. The Edwin Mellen Press.
- Stanley, David (January 2000). South Pacific handbook. David Stanley. p. 757. ISBN 978-1-56691-172-6. Retrieved 14 June 2011.
- "Walk into Portland's Past". The Oregonian. 1991-11-03. pp. L13.