Shipping Container Housing in Detroit

Shipping Container Farm House Headed to the North End

Shipping Container Farm House North End Detroit

Thursday, May 1, 2014, by Paul Beshouri

One of Detroit’s most ambitious urban farms will soon have an urban farmhouse to match. As part of its “Plant Cities” grant program, GM is funding a shipping container “urban homestead” for the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI), best known for its large farm in the North End neighborhood. It’s on the corner of Brush and Custer.
Shipping container architecture is an oft-discussed, rarely implemented strategy in Detroit. GM is going all-out to get some good PR mileage out of this thing, 85% of which will be produced with…READ MORE.


Construction on the North End’s shipping container “homestead” is going smoothly, with delivery expected in…READ MORE.

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Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI)

TAKD Design

Integrity Building Group


About C. Rae White

I'm a proud 6th generation Detroiter, a creative who loves working with my hands and a fashion fanatic with a thing for shoes, bags and jewelry. I'm a family researcher who loves discovering the details of my ancestors lives. Thanks for stopping by!
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