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Marfa Contemporary Gallery / Elliott + Associates Architects

Marfa Contemporary Gallery / Elliott + Associates Architects

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Renovation  · 
  • Engineer

    Alvine Engineering
  • Lighting Consultant

    Elliott + Associates Architects
  • General Contractor

    Smith & Pickel Construction
  • Client

    Marfa Land & Cattle Co., LLC
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© Scott McDonald - Hedrich Blessing
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Project Goals

Reprogram and renovate the circa 1940’s Webb Brothers Gulf Service Station/Chrysler Dealership, located at the only stop light in Marfa, to house:

Floor Plan
Floor Plan

· Marfa Contemporary Gallery
· Timecar (car sharing rental)
· The Pizza Foundation
· An Artist in Residence Studio

© Scott McDonald - Hedrich Blessing
© Scott McDonald - Hedrich Blessing

City Arts Center (Oklahoma City) is expanding its operations in the region.Having a satellite gallery in Marfa, Texas, a town with a well-established reputation in the international art arena, will stimulate further interest in CAC throughout the world. The Mission of Marfa Contemporary Gallery encourages artistic expression in all its forms through education and exhibitions. The Vision states, “we endeavor to instill in the public a lifetime appreciation of the arts and enthusiasm for creative practice.” Marfa Contemporary Gallery incorporates and enhances the existing businesses, and includes a 2156-square-foot art gallery, administration offices, a studio for artists in residence, indoor and outdoor dining areas, and a wet bar.

© Scott McDonald - Hedrich Blessing
© Scott McDonald - Hedrich Blessing

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1. Reinvigorate the historic corner site and building.
2. Be respectful of the building history.
3. Capture the spirit of Marfa.
4. Create a new presence for City Arts Center as a part of the new reinvention
5. Create a world-class art space

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Project location

Address: 100 East San Antonio Street, Marfa, TX 79843, United States

Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address.
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Cite: "Marfa Contemporary Gallery / Elliott + Associates Architects" 14 Apr 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/494320/marfa-contemporary-gallery-elliott-associates-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884

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