Mark G. Hampton, Sarasota School of Architecture

House designed by Mark Hampton Built in 1986 Dade City, Florida

     Mark Garrison Hampton was born in Tampa, Florida in 1923. In 1941, he enrolled at Georgian Institute of Technology in Beaux Arts architecture program.  His schooling was interrupted from 1943–1946 for service in the U.S Army Infantry, 42nd Division , Third Army Europe.  From 1946 to 1949, he returned Georgia Tech and received his B.S. degree (1948) and Bachelor of Architecture degree in 1949. 

Bal  Harbour Shops. Bal Harbour, Florida. Mark Hampton, Architect 2001-2015

    In 1949, Hampton attended the Summer School of Architecture in Fontainebleau, France.  In 1950, he taught at Georgia Tech School of Architecture.  At the same time he was employed at Godin and Lambertson, Atlanta. In 1951, he was employed by Twitchell and Rudolph, Sarasota.  They were both members of the Sarasota of Architecture.  In 1952, he established his own firm in Tampa.

     From 1953 to 1963, Hampton was the architect on the following projects:

Residence/Clinic Dr. George Morrison  Tampa, Florida 1953

Lara Hampton Residence  Tampa, Florida 1953

Jordan Residence   Lake Wales, Florida  1956

Galloway’s Furniture Store, Tampa, Florida 1958

Saint Mary’s Episcopal Church, Tampa Florida 1960

Weiss Residence, Savannah Georgia 1960

Amaryllis Park Primary School, Sarasota, Florida 1961

McIntosh Student Center Middle School, Sarasota 1962
Horizon House, Tampa, Florida  1963; Webb Residence, Tampa 1967.  Wolfe Residence, Miami 1967.

     From 1966 to 1973, Hampton associated with H.Herbert Johnson Associates, Miami and Tampa

     He was the architect of the Webb Residence Tampa, 1967.  From 1965 to 1989, he served as director of the Patrick Lannan Museum Foundation in Palm Beach, Florida.

The Wolfsonian Florida International University is located in the Art Deco Area of Miami Beach  In 1992, Mitchell Wolfson hired Mark Hampton to expand and renovate the Washington Storage Company Building and convert it into a museum and research facility  This picture is of the front entrance into the museum

Wolfsonian Museum Building. Former Washington Storage Company Building

McIntosh Middle School Sarasota, FL. Architect Mark Hampton 1962

Horizon House Tampa, Florida 1963. Mark Hampton Architect

Brabson Residence Tampa, Florida 1968 Mark Hampton, Architect

Galloway Furniture showroom. Tampa, Florida 1958–1959. Mark Hampton, Architect

Jordan Residence Lake Wales, Florida. 1956 Mark Hampton Architect

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