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South Side Project Latest to Use Shipping Containers for Housing

Brent Warren Brent Warren South Side Project Latest to Use Shipping Containers for Housing

Brett zumFelde and Naomi Sakuma want to turn a small vacant lot on the South Side into the next shipping container development in Columbus. The couple closed on the 34 by 110-foot parcel in April and plan to place two shipping containers on it, each providing about 320 square feet of living space. A deck […]

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New Project to Use Shipping Containers to Build Single Family Homes

Brent Warren Brent Warren New Project to Use Shipping Containers to Build Single Family Homes

The team behind the Cargominium project – a 25-unit apartment building made out of shipping containers – has announced plans to build single family homes using the same material. “We are planning to build nine homes on Bassett Avenue, between Old Leonard Avenue and Fifth Avenue,” said Derrick Pryor of AES Development, the co-developer, along […]

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Cargominiums: Shipping Container Apartments Looking to Disrupt Real Estate Industry

Brent Warren Brent Warren Cargominiums: Shipping Container Apartments Looking to Disrupt Real Estate Industry

The developers of a 25-unit apartment building taking shape on Old Leonard Avenue think that they are onto something big, and a quick look at the project’s timeline shows why. After breaking ground in November, it took just five days to stack and weld 54 shipping containers together to form the basic shape of the […]

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Franklinton Shipping Container Park Delayed Until 2016

Walker Evans Walker Evans Franklinton Shipping Container Park Delayed Until 2016

A shipping container park was originally planned to pop-up in Franklinton this summer on the site of a planned five-story 310-unit mixed-use apartment development for the neighborhood, but the concept has officially been pushed back to 2016. “It’s been tough because the city of Columbus doesn’t have a process for this like some other cities […]

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Partners Lining up Behind South Columbus Fresh Food Campus Idea

Brent Warren Brent Warren Partners Lining up Behind South Columbus Fresh Food Campus Idea

A new production facility for Luna Burger, a hydroponic farm made out of shipping containers, and an edible forest are just three of the concepts being floated by Bob Leighty and a wide range of potential partners hoping to revitalize the southern end of Parsons Avenue. What started out as a proposal to build a […]

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Pop-Up Shipping Container Park Coming to Franklinton This Summer

Walker Evans Walker Evans Pop-Up Shipping Container Park Coming to Franklinton This Summer

While the long-term plans for the land located just south of 400 West Rich Street call for several new mixed-use apartment buildings, the land won’t be sitting empty in the short term. During yesterday’s East Franklinton Review Board meeting, representatives from CASTO proposed a pop-up shipping container part that was met with unanimous approval by […]

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The Original Mikey’s Late Night Slice Shack is No More

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Original Mikey’s Late Night Slice Shack is No More

If you happened to pass by the Late Night Slice shack in the Short North yesterday, then you may have been able to witness its final hours in existence. The structure went through a quick demolition process by hand as several LNS employees chipped in to take the building down in advance of its shipping […]

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