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Marfa Texas
Adobe Tax :: Marfa, TX
black and white photograph
2019

Old adobe wears away over time and becomes a relief– more of a scupture than structure. In Marfa there's some odd tax laws around adobe buildings and walls; laws that disproportionately harm the older residents. I only know what I've read on the Marfa Public Radio site marfapublicradio.org/blog/the-cost-of-l… and other articles- google "adobe tax in Marfa, Texas" for an interesting and heartbreaking read.