A former Miss Texas saves a 100-year-old Marfa, Texas, dance hall and transforms it into a sleek, minimalist retreat.
Photo: Misty Keasler
After a 15-month-long renovation (and nine Dumpsters full of debris!), designer Barbara Hill was able to restabilize the 30- by 50-foot structure, update the exterior, and return the inside to the original one-room design. Birch plywood covers the floors and vaulted living room ceiling, emphasizing its height. And a new fireplace gives the space a focal point.