1922 in architecture
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The year 1922 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.
- Construction work begins on The Los Angeles Central Library in Los Angeles, California, United States.
- Construction of Böttcherstraße in Bremen, Germany, in the style of Brick Expressionism begins.
- Monument to the Third International, designed by Vladimir Tatlin, is cancelled.
- March 21 - Rebuilt London Waterloo station is officially opened (engineers: J. W. Jacomb-Hood and A. W. Szlumper; architect: J. R. Scott).
- May 30 - Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., United States is dedicated by William H. Taft, in the presence of Abraham Lincoln's son, 79-year-old Robert Todd Lincoln.
- June 9 - Spalding War Memorial in England, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, is dedicated.
- October 14 - Gerrards Cross Memorial Building in England, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, is dedicated.
- November 26 - Rochdale Cenotaph in England, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, is dedicated.
- Estonian Constituent Assembly (Riigikogu) building in Toompea Castle, designed by Eugen Habermann and Herbert Johanson.
- Antiguo Casino de Ponce, Puerto Rico, by Agustin Camilo Gonzalez.
- Shabolovka tower in Moscow, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, by Vladimir Shukhov.
- Wolseley Motors showrooms, 160 Piccadilly, London, by W. Curtis Green.
- Wrigley Building in Chicago, Illinois, by Graham, Anderson, Probst & White.
- AIA Gold Medal - Victor Laloux
- Royal Gold Medal - Thomas Hastings
- Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Robert Giroud.
- April 13 - Valve Pormeister, Estonian architect (died 2002)
- May 29 - Iannis Xenakis, Greek composer, music theorist and architect-engineer (died 2001)
- June 14 - Kevin Roche, Irish-born American Pritzker Prize-winning architect
- Bill Howell, British architect (died 1974)
- April 18 - Hjalmar Welhaven, Norwegian architect, palace manager and sportsman (born 1850)
- July 21 - Eugène Vallin, French architect, furniture designer and manufacturer (born 1856)
- September 19 - Benjamin D. Price, American architect known principally for his catalogue sales of plans for churches (born 1845)
- December 4 - Hermann Baagøe Storck, Danish architect and heraldist (born 1839)
- December 8 - Ernest George, English architect and painter (born 1839)
- Pfanz, Donald C. (1981-03-24). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination Form: Lincoln Memorial". National Park Service. Archived from the original on 2012-02-24. Retrieved 2009-11-03. p. 5.
- Historia del Antiguo Casino de Ponce. Government of the Municipality of Ponce. p.1 (14 pages). Available from the Casino's walk-in office.