John McComb Jr.

John McComb Jr. (1763 – 1853) was an American architect who designed many landmarks in the 18th and 19th centuries. Between 1790 and 1825, McComb was New York city's leading architect.[1]

John McComb Jr.
Born(1763-10-17)October 17, 1763.
New York City, New York
DiedMay 25, 1853(1853-05-25) (aged 89)
New York City, New York
Resting placeGreen-Wood Cemetery

John McComb Jr. was born on October 17, 1763 in New York City. In 1783, McComb began working with his father, John McComb Sr., a well known architect and surveyor. In 1790, he began working independently.[2]

McComb is interred at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York.

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  1. ^ Kornwolf, James D.; Kornwolf, Professor James D.; Kornwolf, Georgiana Wallis (2002). Architecture and Town Planning in Colonial North America. JHU Press. p. 1589. ISBN 978-0-8018-5986-1.
  2. ^ York, Mailing Address: 414 West 141st Street New; Us, NY 10031 Phone:548-2310 Contact. "McComb - Hamilton Grange National Memorial (U.S. National Park Service)". www.nps.gov. Retrieved 2021-02-26.
  3. ^ Jeff Richman, "John McComb: Old New York Architect" Green-Wood Discovery. March 13, 2013.

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