Pacific Coast Architecture Database (PCAD)


Carrere, John

ID: 1704
Full Name: John Merven Carrere
Occupation: Architect
Gender: M
Nationality: US
Birth Date: 11/09/1858
Death Date: 03/01/1911
Family: Spouse: Born of French ancestry, Carrere had a worldly upbringing, having been born in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, raised in Baltimore, MD, received a secondary school education in Lausanne, Switzerland, and the Institute of Briedenstein, and studied at the premier architecture school of the time, the Ecole de Beaux-Arts, Paris, France; he settled in New York City in 10/1883, and with an impressive and usual resume, obtained works as a Draftsman with the leading firm in the country, McKim, Mead, and White, for whom he worked until 1885; just after establishing his own firm with Thomas Hastings in 1885, he married Marion Dell in 1886, with whom he had two daughters;
Countries: United States
Locations: Architect's Birth:
Rio de Janeiro,
Architect's Death:
New York, NY