Mark is researching the neo-classical architecture of the Western United States in the early 20th-century. In 2008, he was awarded a research grant from the American Institute of Architects. His article, “Educate, Preserve, Reuse: The Good (Not Great) Garage Buildings of San Francisco,” appears in the AIA Report on University Research, Vol. 4. Mark is presently working on a book about the historicist garage structures of San Francisco.
He received his B.A. from Columbia University and his Master of Architecture from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.