1874 in architecture
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The year 1874 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- California State Capitol in Sacramento, California, USA.
- Eads Bridge at St. Louis, USA, designed by James B. Eads.
- Grand Synagogue of Paris, France, designed by Alfred-Philibert Aldrophe.
- Palais Garnier (opera house), Paris, France, designed by Charles Garnier.
- St. Nicholas' Church, Hamburg, Germany, designed by George Gilbert Scott.
- Wahnfried, Richard Wagner's villa in Bayreuth, Germany.
- The Ancoats Hospital, an enlargement of the current building, in Manchester, designed by Lewis and Crawcroft, opens.
- February 12 - Auguste Perret, French architect, pioneer of reinforced concrete (died 1954)
- March 10 - Karl Lindahl, Finnish-Swedish architect (died 1930)
- April 24 - John Russell Pope, American architect (died 1937)
- date unknown - William Alexander Harvey, English architect of Bournville (died 1951)
- January 13 - Victor Baltard, French architect (born 1805)
- April 13 - James Bogardus, American inventor and architect (born 1800)
- April 19 - Owen Jones, Anglo-Welsh architect (born 1809)
- August 3 - Carl Tietz, German architect working in Vienna (born 1831)
- September 3 - John Rennie the Younger, English civil engineer (born 1794)
- "Grande Synagogue de Paris". Grande Synagogue de Paris. Retrieved 2014-03-04.
- Hartwell, Clare; Hyde, Matthew; Pevsner, Nikolaus (2001). Lancashire: Manchester And The South-East. Pevsner Architectural Guides. New Haven; London: Yale University Press. p. 379. ISBN 978-0-300-10583-4.
- Harrison, Michael (2009). Ballard, Phillada, ed. Birmingham's Victorian and Edwardian Architects. Wetherby: Oblong for the Birmingham and West Midlands Group of the Victorian Society. ISBN 978-0-9556576-2-7.
- Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Baltard, Louis Pierre". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. Victor is discussed in the second half of this article on his father.