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Carrre, John Merven

Carrre, John Merven k?rr [key], 1858?1911, American architect, b. Rio de Janeiro. After graduating from the cole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, he worked under McKim, Mead, and White in New York City, and from 1886 until his death practiced in partnership with Thomas Hastings. The best-known works of Carrre and Hastings are the New York Public Library (commission awarded in competition; completed 1911), the office buildings of the Senate and the House, and the Carnegie Institution, Washington, D.C.

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