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    May 02, 2019

    Move in Buena Park is part of new construction trend of turning ’em into homes

    By Susan Christian Goulding

    sgoulding@scng.com @scgoulding on Twitter

    While other Orange County cities are busily turning warehouses into homeless shelters, Buena Park decided to take a different approach — repurposing freight containers instead.

    The city joins the cutting-edge trend of turning shipping containers into homes, businesses, libraries and classrooms by tapping Crate Modular, which specializes in container conversions, to work with its construction contractor, Griffin Structures, to build a facility for about 150 people several blocks north of Knott’s Berry Farm.  Read More