Hastings, Thomas

Hastings, Thomas,

1784–1872, American composer, b. Washington, Conn. Of his hymns, Rock of Ages is most famous. He compiled several books of hymns, including Musica Sacra (1815) and Spiritual Songs (with Lowell Mason, 1831).

Hastings, Thomas,

1860–1929, American architect, b. New York City, grad. École des Beaux-Arts, Paris. He worked in the office of McKim, Mead, and White, New York City, and in 1886 commenced practice in partnership with John M. Carrère. The New York Public Library is their best-known work. Hastings's designs after the death of Carrère (1911) include the memorial amphitheater in the National Cemetery at Arlington, Va.

Hastings, Thomas

(1860–1929)
American architect who graduated from the École des Beaux-Arts and began a career with McKim Mead and White; later formed a partnership with John Carrere and designed enormous hotel complexes in Florida, such as the Ponce de Leon Hotel (1889), St. Augustine.

Hastings, Thomas

(1860–1929) architect; born in Mineola, N.Y. At the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris, in the early 1880s he met John Merven Carrère (1858–1911, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), with whom he later formed a highly successful New York partnership (1885–1915) that became identified with Beaux-Arts architecture in its public and corporate buildings, houses, and country estates. Their buildings included the Ponce de León Hotel, St. Augustine, Fla. (1888), and the New York Public Library (1902–11), Manhattan Bridge (1904–11), and the Henry Clay Frick House (1913–14), all in New York. Hastings was the chief designer, favoring the French classical style. Among the many large office buildings dating from the end of his career were the Standard Oil Building, New York (1926).
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BROCKWELL: Callum Harvey, Ali Worrall, Alex Nicholson, James Fenwick, Jamie Hastings, Thomas Close, Chris Lister, Niall Younger, Callum Bryce, Simon Gallon (capt), Nicky Thomson, Graeme Barnes, Jonny Allinson, Jake Turnbull.