Successful NYC firm of architects practising from the 1890s to c.1930, founded by Whitney Warren (1864–1943) and Charles D. Wetmore (1866–1941). Warren's Paris Beaux-Arts training was apparent in the New York Yacht Club (1898–9) and the Grand Central Terminal, New York (with Charles A. Reed (1858–1911) and Allen H. Stem (1856–1931)—1903–13). Among other works may be cited the Biltmore Hotel, Madison Avenue/43rd Street (1914), Marshall Field Building, 200 Madison Avenue (1920), Equitable Trust Building, Madison Avenue (1918), the Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Honolulu (1927), and the rebuilding of the University Library, Leuven, Belgium (1920— which had been destroyed by the Germans in the 1914–18 war).
Fitch & Waite (1974);Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, xlv/3 (Sept. 1986), 270–85;Meeks (1964);Placzek (ed.) (1982);K. Powell (1996);Jane Turner (1996)
Subjects: Art — Architecture.