Exterior, Apartment Building Type, Shipping Container Building Type, Metal Siding Material, Metal Roof Material, and Flat RoofLine The eight container apartments, huddled together in a wise use of the space, are situated on an old used car lot in downtown Phoenix. A decommissioned container costs between $1,800 and $5,000, says architect Wesley James. Transportation, handling, and site assembly run at least as much.  Photo 1 of 8 in New Shipping Container Apartments Bring Market-Rate Rent to Downtown Phoenix

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The eight container apartments, huddled together in a wise use of the space, are situated on an old used car lot in downtown Phoenix. A decommissioned container costs between $1,800 and $5,000, says architect Wesley James. Transportation, handling, and site assembly run at least as much.

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