John Merven Carrere

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United States architect who with his partner Thomas Hastings designed many important public buildings (1858-1911)


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Laurie Ossman, Director of Museum Affairs, The Preservation Society of Newport County, discusses the partnership of Carrere and Hastings. Best known for the New York Public Library and the Frick Collection, they created some of the finest residences of the Gilded Age, including Newport, Long Island, Palm Beach, and Havana.
Carrere and Hastings trained at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris, where shaping the floor plan was the decisive act in the design of a building.
Staten Island Borough Hall was designed in 1904-1906 by Carrere and Hastings, in thearchitectural style reminiscent of an early 17th century French Chateau, with mansard roof and an axial clock tower.