1883 in architecture
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The year 1883 in architecture involved some significant events.
- May 1 – The Examination Schools of the University of Oxford, designed by Thomas G. Jackson, are formally opened.
- May 24 – Brooklyn Bridge, designed by John A. Roebling, is completed.
- May 26 – Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, designed by Konstantin Thon, is dedicated.
- August 29 – Dunfermline Carnegie Library opened, the first of over 2,500 Carnegie Libraries funded by Andrew Carnegie.
- Albany City Hall in Albany, New York, designed by Henry Hobson Richardson in 'Richardsonian Romanesque' style, is completed.
- The Home Insurance Building in Chicago designed by William LeBaron Jenney (demolished 1931).
- The Kuhns Building in Dayton, Ohio, is constructed.
- Hotel Windsor (Melbourne), Australia, designed by Charles Webb, is completed.
- Cane Hill Hospital in Coulsdon, London, is completed.
- Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire, England, designed by Gabriel-Hippolyte Destailleur, is opened for guests.
- Billings Memorial Library at the University of Vermont in Burlington, designed by Henry Hobson Richardson, is built.
- January 8 – Robert Atkinson, English Art Deco architect (died 1952)
- February 15 – Richard Konwiarz, German architect (died 1960)
- May 18 – Walter Gropius, German modernist architect (died 1969)
- May 28 – Clough Williams-Ellis, British architect (died 1978)
- June 25 – Paul Bartholomew, American architect (died 1973)
- August 23 – Alker Tripp, English town planner (died 1954)
- August 30 – Theo van Doesburg, Dutch De Stijl architect (died 1931)
- December 19 – Barry Byrne, American Prairie School architect (died 1967)
- June 3 – Emilio De Fabris (born 1808)
- October 22 – John Henry Chamberlain, English Gothic Revival architect working in Birmingham (born 1831)
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