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San Augustine, Texas: Gary's Deck House

Gary Brewer, a carpenter, has been adding multi-story decks and spiky wooden things to the outside of his house since 2006. The town has tried to stop him, but the woodwork is all code-compliant. Gary views his house an attraction, and wants people to visit it.

116 S. Broadway St., San Augustine, TX
Downtown, on the north side of TX-21/W. Main St., just west of its intersection with N. Broadway St. Southwest corner of the courthouse square.
Private property; visible from the street.
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Multi-Story Gothic Wood Structure

Gary Brewer has been adding decking onto his house since the early 2000s. He also has portraits and sculptures on the property.

[Laura Gatannah, 07/07/2020]

Brewer's ultimate plan is to make his wooden construction taller than the county courthouse across the street. Not everyone in town is happy about that. Brewer hopes to open the decks to visitors when he's achieved his goal.

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