Nashville philanthropist who founded Dallas design firm dies | People


Mark Humphreys with his wife, Emily

Mark Humphreys, a veteran architect who spent a lot of time in Nashville and whose company was based in Dallas, has died of health problems.

He was 67 years old.

the Dallas Morning News reports that Humphreys founded Humphreys & Partners Architects in 1991. The company has designed apartment, condominium, and mixed-use buildings in the United States and overseas.

Locally, Humphreys & Partners Architects designed Period century farms, 14th Avenue Lofts, and the buildings of Buena Vista (read here) and Music Row (read here), among others.

Humphreys, who lived in Nashville, financially supported various organizations including the Ballet Ball (Nashville Ballet), Symphony Ball and Symphony Fashion Show (Nashville Symphony), Swan Ball (Cheekwood), River Swing (Harpeth Conservancy) and the Heritage Foundation in Williamson County.

The morning news from Dallas Reports Humphreys, a native of Dallas, graduated after studying at Texas Tech University College of Architecture.

Humphreys is survived by his wife, Emily; children Jessica Humphreys Baxter, Cassandra Guerrero and Stephanie Humphreys; stepchildren Mary and Joseph Hastings; brothers Larry and Dave Humphreys; and her sister Kay Osborn.


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