1921 in architecture
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The year 1921 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- The Einstein Tower near Potsdam, Germany, designed by Erich Mendelsohn.
- Berliner Tageblatt, designed by Erich Mendelsohn.
- The current Sydney Central railway station in Australia.
- Harkness Tower in Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, United States, after 4 years of construction.
- The Corn Palace in Mitchell, South Dakota, United States is completed (except for domes added in 1937).
- The Wong Tai Sin Temple (Hong Kong) is moved to its current site and completed.
- New Hindu Durgiana Temple in Amritsar.
- The Ohel Rachel Synagogue in Shanghai, designed by Robert Bradshaw Moorhead and Sidney Joseph Halse, is dedicated on January 23.
- Michel de Klerk's Het Schip housing development for Eigen Haard in Amesterdam.
- Monument to the March Dead (Denkmal der Märzgefallenen), by Walter Gropius in Weimar, Germany.
- The Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook, Illinois, United States.
- The Chicago Theatre movie palace in the United States.
- The Theater Pathé Tuschinski movie/live theatre in Amsterdam, designed by Hijman Louis de Jong, is opened on October 28.
- March - Puhl & Wagner are contracted to decorate the interior of the Golden Hall (Stockholm City Hall) with neo-Byzantine mosaics designed by Einar Forseth.
- March 21 - Teatro Yagüez in Puerto Rico, designed by José Sabàs Honoré, reopens.
- May 27 - A Buddha image is enshrined in the main hall of the Daifukuji Soto Zen Mission in Hawai'i, as part of a dedication ceremony for the building.
- September 5 - The Cervantes Theatre in Buenos Aires, Argentina, opens with a production of Lope de Vega's La dama boba.
- Hugo Häring and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe submit a competition entry for a Friedrichstrasse office building, fully made of glass.
- Construction work begins on the Watts Towers in Los Angeles, designed by Simon Rodia.
- January 15 - Ulrich Franzen, German-born American "Brutalist" architect, in Düsseldorf (died 2012)
- February 26 - Angelo Mangiarotti, Italian architect and industrial designer, in Milan (died 2012)
- March 14 - Ada Louise Huxtable, New York architecture critic and writer (died 2013)
- July 22 - Colin Madigan, Australian architect (died 2011)
- September 6 - Lyubow Demeetriyevna Oosava, Russian-born Belarusian architect
- March 3 - Pierre Cuypers, Dutch church and museum architect (born 1827)
- May 18 - Martin Nyrop, Danish architect of Copenhagen City Hall (born 1849)
- June 1 - Sir Robert Rowand Anderson, Scottish Victorian architect (born 1834)
- December 10 - George Ashlin, Irish ecclesiastical architect (born 1837)
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- Joseph Masheck (15 May 2013). Adolf Loos: The Art of Architecture. I.B.Tauris. p. 254. ISBN 978-1-78076-423-8.
- "Historic Places in Hawaii County" (PDF). official state web site. Retrieved 2010-04-19.
- Teatro Cervantes (Spanish)
- Vitello, Paul (14 October 2012). Ulrich Franzen, Designer of Brutalist Buildings, Dies at 91, The New York Times
- Funder, Lise (1979). Arkitekten Martin Nyrop. København: Foreningen til gamle Bygningers Bevaring.