Emil Blichfeldt was born on 5 November 1849 in Copenhagen. He studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts from 1864 to 1871 while at the same time working as an assistant for Ferdinand Meldahl. He won the Academy's small gold medal in 1876 and the large gold medal in 1878 with a project for a national museum.
His first assignment was under the supervision of Meldahl to plan and oversee the construction of a housing fringe surrounding the Marble Church in Copenhagen.
- Frederiksgade Housing fringe, Frederiksstaden, Copenhagen(1876–94)
- 73-77 Bredgade/18 Esplanaden, Copenhagen (1884–86)
- Main entrance, Tivoli Gardens, Copenhagen (1889–90)
- Great Northern Telegraph Company, Kongens Nytorv, Copenhagen (1890–94)
- Messen Department Store, Købmagergade, Copenhagen (1895)
- 12-16 Halmtorvet, Copenhagen (1897–98)
Main entrance, Tivoli Gardens (1889–90)
Great Northern Telegraph Company (1890–94)
12-16 Halmtorvet (1897–98)
- "Emil Blichfeldt" (in Danish). Kunstindeks Danmark. Retrieved 2011-12-28.
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