Today one can hardly walk a block in Manhattan without encountering the striking and distinctive architectural creations of Carrere & Hastings. For five decades, this architectural firm endeavored to provide the city they loved with classically beautiful buildings worthy of a world capital. CARRERE & HASTINGS, ARCHITECTS is the first complete examination and visual record of this firm s exceptional achievements. Volume I features detailed biographies and a history of the firm, along with a thorough record of their urban designs: commercial and civic structures, urbane parks, and distinguished town houses. Volume II concentrates on their country house and landscape work, a field in which they had no peer, as well as their achievements as designers of churches, academic, and institutional buildings, and festive exhibition pavilions for world s fairs. Illustrated with more than 800 duotone photographs, including 7 gatefolds plates, the set includes a catalog of Carr??re & Hastings projects, a roster of the firm s members, and a comprehensive bibliography.