History / Historocism: Building Names

Random History Quiz

Can you name the Historocism: Building Names?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

Forced Order
Place, Date, and ArchitectBuilding NameHint
Chicago, 1885-1887, RichardsonUnadorned rusticated masonry and great arched openings covey a sense of power and monumentality
Bexleyheath, 1859-60, WebbComplete absence of formality, meandering form
Project, 1784, BoulleeNever built for structural reasons
Berlin, 1823-28, SchinkelFirst public art museum in Europe
London, 1725-29, BoyleFour different elevations
Vienna, 1715, Fischer von ErlachFacade dominated by a dome on a drum rising above a pedimented portico, flanked by two columns
Paris, 1858-68, LabrousteIn the reading room, 9 domes 35 feet in diameter rest on 16 slender columns
Paris, 1756-90, SoufflotServes as a burial ground for the great people of France
London, 1851, PaxtonLargest standing building in the world when completed

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments


Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.