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John McComb Jr.

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Name  John Jr.

Role  Architect
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Died  1853, New York City, New York, United States
Structures  New York City Hall, Castle Clinton National, James Watson House, Gracie Mansion, Quarters A - Brooklyn Navy Yard
Similar People  Charles Bulfinch, Archibald Gracie, DeWitt Clinton

John McComb Jr. (1763 in New York City, New York – 1853 in New York City, New York) was an American architect who designed many landmarks in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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McComb's father, John McComb Sr., was also an architect who designed several Manhattan churches which have since been torn down.

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


  • Old Cape Henry Light (1792), first lighthouse totally authorized by the federal government.
  • Montauk Point Lighthouse (1796)
  • Station Eatons Neck Lighthouse (1798)
  • Gracie Mansion (1799)
  • St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery (1799)
  • Hamilton Grange (1802)
  • New York City Hall (1803)
  • St. John's Chapel (New York City) (1803, demolished 1918)
  • Old Queens building at Rutgers University (1808)
  • Castle Clinton (1808)
  • Alexander Hall, Princeton Theological Seminary (1815)
  • References

    John McComb Jr. Wikipedia