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Local Market Made from 22 Salvaged Shipping Containers Opens In Brooklyn!

Posted By Jessica Dailey On August 1, 2011 @ 11:00 pm In Architecture,Features,New York City,Recycled Materials,Sustainable Building,Urban design | No Comments

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Any Inhabitat reader knows how much we love shipping container architecture, so you can imagine how excited we were when we learned [1] that a market made entirely from shipping containers [2] would be opening in New York City, home to many of our writers and editors. Well, this past weekend, the market finally opened! Called Dekalb Market [3], the space is constructed from 22 recycled shipping containers and located in Downtown Brooklyn [4]. Local designers, restaurants, and shops moved in this weekend, and we were there on opening day to get a first look! Hit the jump to see our exclusive photos [5]!

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[1] when we learned: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/shipping-container-market-by-urban-space-management-coming-to-downtown-brooklyn/

[2] shipping containers: http://inhabitat.com/tag/shipping-containers

[3] Dekalb Market: http://dekalbmarket.com/

[4] Brooklyn: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/brooklyn/

[5] our exclusive photos: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/brooklyns-new-dekalb-market-is-made-from-22-salvaged-shipping-containers-exclusive-photos/

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