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Industrial Chic—Shipping Container Homes

Innovative Idaho developer wants to create a subdivision using shipping containers that will be targeted at eco-conscious home buyers looking for new options, first-time home-buyers and empty-nesters with a sale price: $152,000.
February 20, 2016, 5am PST | urbanguy
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Idaho Statesman reporter Katy Moeller writes:

David Herman, the son of a Sacramento, Calif., shipping company executive, has had a lifelong fascination with the giant steel containers used to move goods on ships, trains and trucks. He had a business converting containers into equipment shelters for cellular towers in the late 1980s and early 1990s. He even lived in a shipping container house in central Oregon for a couple of years (an upgrade from a mobile home he described as a “tuna can with windows”).

The article includes more details about a recently approved subdivision of shipping container homes, under development by Herman along the Boise River.

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