1872 in architecture
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The year 1872 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- Work begins on the building of the Church of the Holy Angels, Hoar Cross, Staffordshire, England, designed by George Frederick Bodley and Thomas Garner.
- July - The Albert Memorial in London, designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, is opened by Queen Victoria.
- December 12 - Church of San Agustin, Laredo, Texas, is opened
- The Ancoats Hospital, an enlargement of the existing building, in Manchester, England, designed by Lewis and Crawcroft, begins construction.
- Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar, Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain (nearly two hundred years after it was begun).
- St. Matthew's German Evangelical Lutheran Church, Charleston, South Carolina, designed by John Henry Devereux, dedicated.
- The Egyptian Halls, a pioneering iron-framed commercial building in Glasgow designed by Alexander Thomson.
- Palacio Federal Legislativo, Caracas, Venezuela, designed by Luciano Urdaneta.
- January 8 - Antonio Palacios, Spanish architect (died 1945)
- January 20 - Julia Morgan, California-based architect (died 1957)
- January 23 - Jože Plečnik, Slovene architect (died 1957)
- February 9 - Charles Klauder, American architect known for university buildings (died 1938)
- May 26 - Zachary Taylor Davis, Chicago architect (died 1946)
- June 22 - Frederick Marrable, first Chief Architect of the Metropolitan Board of Works (London) (born 1819)
- February 20 - Andrew Petrie, builder, architect and Australian pioneer (born 1798)
- December 14 - Robert Richardson Banks, English architect, partner of Charles Barry, Jr. (born 1812)
- December 17 - William Slater, London-based architect (born 1819)
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- Gracia Gimeno, Juan Antonio. The Pillar of Saragossa. Editorial Escudo de Ora, S.A. ISBN 84-378-1301-8.
- "History". egyptianhalls.co.uk. 1 April 2011.
- "Palacio Federal Legislativo de Venezuela (Capitolio Federal)", Caracas Ciberturista.com. (Spanish) Retrieved 22 May 2013.
- "Architects and Artists S". Sussex Parish. Retrieved 21 November 2012.