1882 in architecture
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The year 1882 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- March 19 - Construction work begins on the church of Sagrada Família in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, to the design of Francisco de Paula del Villar y Lozano; it is scheduled for completion to the design of Antoni Gaudí in 2026.
- September 30 - Dedication of Hearthstone House, in Appleton, Wisconsin, United States, the first residential building to be powered by a centrally located hydroelectric station using the Edison system.
- June 29 - Russian Monument, Sofia, unveiled.
- September 8 - St. Mary's Basilica, Bangalore, India, designed by Rev. L. E. Kleiner, consecrated.
- October 10 - Selwyn College, Cambridge, England, designed by Arthur Blomfield.
- December 25 - Hotel Roanoke, a luxury hotel in Roanoke, Virginia, United States, built by the Norfolk and Western Railway.
- Hotel Gaillard, Paris, designed by Jules Février.
- Palmenhaus Schönbrunn (palm house) in Vienna.
- Pro-Cathedral of St. Vincent de Paul in Tunis.
- Thomas Crane Public Library in Quincy, Massachusetts, designed by Henry Hobson Richardson.
- A six-story architectural folly, Elephant Bazaar, later renamed as "Lucy the Elephant", constructed by James V. Lafferty in Margate City, New Jersey, United States.
- January 2 - Frederic Joseph DeLongchamps, prolific Nevada architect (died 1969)
- January 3 - David Adler, Jewish-American architect practising in Chicago (died 1949)
- July 2 - Francis Conroy Sullivan, Canadian architect (died 1929)
- July 25 - Wolff Schoemaker, Dutch Art Deco architect (died 1949)
- December 12 - Edward Maufe, English architect (died 1974)
- June 29 - Joseph Hansom, English Gothic Revival architect (born 1803)
- December 4 - Virginio Vespignani, Italian architect (born 1808)
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- A Guide to the Frederic J. Delongchamps Architectural Drawings And Papers Collection, University of Nevada, Reno
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