MACK, CLARENCE (29 Apr. 1888-6 Jan. 1982) was an architect, master builder, designer, and developer best known for his work done 1925-1932, which included designing suburban Georgian Revival-style houses in
Mack was born 29 April 1888 and grew up on Cleveland's west side and in Lakewood. His grandfather, father, and uncle were all builders. Though he did not study architecture in college and thus had no formal training in this field, he spent 10 years studying the subject in Europe and the Cleveland area. With
Mack's business slowed with the advent of the Stock Market crash of 1929. He spent 5 years traveling around the world before settling in Palm Beach, Florida in 1935. He continued to design and build in this area until his retirement in 1962. Never married, Mack died in Palm Beach, Florida.