1898 in architecture
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The year 1898 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- St. Paul Building in New York City is completed as one of the tallest buildings in the world.
- San Francisco Ferry Building, designed by A. Page Brown, is completed.
- The Queen Victoria Building, Sydney, Australia is completed.
- The Lubyanka Building (headquarters of the All-Russia Insurance Company) in Moscow is built.
- Arts and Crafts movement architect Charles Voysey designs the country houses Broadleys and Moor Crag overlooking Windermere in the Lake District of England (completed 1900).
- Construction of Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Zamora, Michoacán, Mexico, designed by Jesús Hernández Segura, is begun.
- To-Morrow: A Peaceful Path to Real Reform is published by Ebenezer Howard, calling for the creation of garden cities.
- February 3 - Alvar Aalto, Finnish architect, designer, sculptor and painter (died 1976)
- February 19 - Steen Eiler Rasmussen, Danish architect and urban planner (died 1990)
- September 20 - Elisabeth Scott, English architect, designer of the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre at Stratford-upon-Avon (died 1972)
- October 4 - Jo van den Broek, Dutch architect (died 1978)
- August 3 - Charles Garnier, French architect (born 1825)
- September 28 - Thomas Fuller, Canadian architect (born 1823)
- "List entry: Broadleys; List entry Number: 1224995". English Heritage. 1970. Retrieved 2015-03-09.
One of Voysey's finest houses and one of the most important of its date in Europe.
- "Chronology". The C.F.A. Voysey Society. 2014. Retrieved 2015-03-09.
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- Richardson, Albert (1932-04-22). "Shakespeare Memorial Theatre". The Builder 142: 718. Quoted in Walker (1999: 257).
- Mead, Christopher Curtis (1991). Charles Garnier's Paris Opéra: Architectural Empathy and the Renaissance of French Classicism. New York: The Architectural History Foundation; Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press. ISBN 9780262132756.