Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


Carr, George

ID: 1695
Full Name: George Wallace Carr
Occupation: Architect
Gender: M
Nationality: US
Birth Date: 03/19/1879
Death Date: 03/24/1958
Family: Spouse: Born in Milwaukee, WI, Carr died in Los Angeles County, CA, at the age of 79; his mother's maiden name was Burke;
Biographical Information: Education: Coursework, Armour Institute, Chicago, IL; Carr did work in engineering.
Work History: Captain, US Army, Construction Division, Docks and Wharfs, World War I; Draftsman/Designer/Associate, Pond and Pond, Architects, Chicago, IL, 1900-1914; Chief of Design and Planning/Partner, Nimmons, Carr and Wright, Architects, Chicago, IL, c. 1914-1930; Partner, Carr and Wright, Architects, Chicago, IL, c. 1930-1950. Associate of the Director under A.B. Contract, US Army, Holston Ordnance Works, Kingsport, TN, World War II; Carr retired in 1950.
Miscellaneous: SSN: 408-32-5160; Carr traveled in England, France and Belgium in 1906-1907. During his long career, George Carr produced many designed for Sears Roebuck and Company mail order buildings, such as those in Philadelphia, PA, (1921) and Greenville, SC (1945), as well as retail stores in Boston, MA, (1934) and Baltimore, MD, (1940). Carr was a member of the following groups: City Club, Chicago, IL; Cliff Dwellers, Chicago, IL.
Professional Awards: Post College: Fellow, American Institute of Architects, 1952;
Countries: United States
Locations: Architect's Birth:
Milwaukee, WI