1893 in architecture
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The year 1893 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- May 1 - The World's Columbian Exposition, including 600 temporary buildings, opens to the public in Chicago, USA.
- Juliusz Słowacki Theatre, Kraków, Poland, designed by Jan Zawiejski, opened as the Teatr Miejski on October 21.
- Museum for the Macedonian Struggle (Thessaloniki)
- Refinery for Pacific Coast Borax Company, the first reinforced concrete building in the United States.
- Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.
- St. Mary's Cathedral in Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
- St. Michael the Archangel Church in Kaunas, Lithuania.
- Broad Street Station, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, designed by Frank Furness and the largest passenger railroad terminal in the world at this time.
- Royal Gold Medal - Richard Morris Hunt.
- Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: François-Benjamin Chaussemiche.
- February 14 - Kay Fisker, Danish architect, designer and educator (died 1965)
- May 19 - Gudolf Blakstad, Norwegian architect (died 1985)
- June 1 - Otto Eisler, Czech architect (died 1968)
- September 15 - Rene Paul Chambellan, American architectural sculptor (died 1955)
- September 20 - Hans Scharoun, German architect (died 1972)
- February 6 - Jacob Weidenmann, American landscape architect (born 1829)
- February 24 - Francis Fowler, English architect (born c. 1819)
- April 18 - Richard Carpenter, English Gothic Revival architect (born 1841)
- Truman, Benjamin (1893). History of the World's Fair: Being a Complete and Authentic Description of the Columbian Exposition From Its Inception. Philadelphia, PA: J. W. Keller & Co.
- Museum of the Macedonian Struggle Foundation (official site).