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The year 1904 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings


  • 1 Events
  • 2 Buildings opened
  • 3 Buildings completed
  • 4 Awards
  • 5 Births
  • 6 Deaths
  • 7 References


  • May – The Ford Motor Company approves construction of the Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, a New England mill-style building in Detroit, Michigan, USA
  • June – Construction work begins on the New York Hippodrome, designed by Frederick Thompson and Jay H Morgan demolished 1939

Buildings opened

  • Spring – Old Faithful Inn in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, designed by Robert Reamer
  • April – Watts Gallery in Compton, Guildford, England, designed by Christopher Hatton Turnor
  • May 3 – Midtgulen Church, in Bremanger Municipality, Norway, designed by Lars Sølvberg, is consecrated by Bishop Johan Willoch Erichsen
  • September 4 – St Regis Hotel in New York City, designed by Trowbridge & Livingston with interiors by Arnold Constable
  • September 17 – New St Columba Church of Scotland, Glasgow, designed by Tennant and Burke

Buildings completed

  • Kaiser-Friedrich-Museum, Berlin, designed by Ernst von Ihne
  • Batumi Synagogue, Georgia, designed by Semyon Vulkovich
  • The Bergeret House in Nancy, France, by Lucien Weissenburger, with ironwork by Louis Majorelle, interior paintings by Victor Prouvé, stained glass by Jacques Gruber, and woodwork by Eugène Vallin
  • The Villa des Roches, designed by Émile André as his own house, in the Parc de Saurupt in Nancy, France
  • The Larkin Administration Building was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for the Larkin Soap Company of Buffalo, New York
  • The Mayoralty of Baku, final work of Józef Gosławski
  • Hungarian Parliament Building on the Danube in Budapest
  • Rue Franklin Apartments, Paris, by Auguste Perret and his brother Gustave, an early example of an exposed reinforced concrete frame building
  • Hôtel Brion, Strasbourg, built by architect Auguste Brion for himself


  • Royal Gold Medal – Auguste Choisy
  • Grand Prix de Rome, architecture: Ernest Michel Hébrard


  • February 25 – Sydney Ancher, Australian architect died 1979
  • March 3 – Donald McMorran, English neo-Georgian architect died 1965
  • April 18 – Giuseppe Terragni, Italian Rationalist architect died 1943
  • June 8 – Bruce Goff, American residential architect died 1982
  • September 11 – Paul Thiry, American architect died 1993
  • September 29 – Egon Eiermann, German architect died 1970
  • November 25 – John Summerson, English architectural historian died 1992


  • March – Peter Paul Pugin, English architect born 1851
  • October 4 – Frédéric Bartholdi, French sculptor, designer of the Statue of Liberty born 1834


  1. ^ "Ford Piquette Avenue Plant" Michigan State Housing Development Authority Archived from the original on May 28, 2012 Retrieved September 2, 2010 
  2. ^ Morrison, William 1999 Broadway Theatres: History and Architecture Dover Books on Architecture Mineola, New York: Dover Publications pp 48–50 ISBN 0-486-40244-4 
  3. ^ Aaraas, Margrethe; Venden, Sigurd 2000 "Midtgulen Church" in Norwegian wwwsffarkivno – Sogn og Fjordane Arkiv Archived from the original on 2011-07-24 Retrieved 2008-09-27 
  4. ^ Batumi: sights Official website of Batumi Retrieved on May 10, 2009
  5. ^ "Rue Franklin Apartments" GreatBuildings Retrieved 2012-05-29 
  6. ^ Eisenman, Peter; Terragni, Giuseppe 2003 Transformations, Decompositions, Critiques New York: The Monacelli Press 
  7. ^ Belot, Robert; Bermond, Daniel 2004 Bartholdi

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