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What Might Be Chicago’s First Shipping Container Home is Planned for Englewood

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The fashion of recycling vintage shipping containers into homes has taken preserve in cities across the u.S., but now not in chicago. But one developer would love to bring what he believes would be the first residential delivery field to chicago’s englewood neighborhood, dnainfo reports.

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Developer adrian gutierrez, owner of powerful bins, owns about 20 vacant lots within the south aspect neighborhood and plans to apply one for his container home (he tried in 2015 on a distinct englewood block, but became met with resistance from buddies). He plans to use large bins, 8 by 40 feet each, that might create a 640 square-foot, two-bedroom, one-rest room home. He plans to install electricity green capabilities consisting of a rainwater containment system and coffee-water utilization toilets.

Gutierrez nevertheless wishes a allow from the city’s constructing department, and he hopes to begin paintings on the inspiration once the climate warms up.


Shipping container home once more eyed for englewood [DNAInfo Chicago]