Bin there

Outdated granaries reap recycling benefits as efficiency apartments

Posted: August 10, 2013 at 2:17 a.m.

A clever carpenter turned a grain bin into a studio apartment in Lonoke County.

The appeal of micro apartments is not restricted to Manhattan and Tokyo. One Lonoke County entrepreneur is offering something similar by converting small, unused grain bins into comfortable housing that is economical and environmentally friendly.


The stairs were constructed to include a closet beneath. (By: JERRY BUTLER) (Credit: Special to the Democrat-Gazette)


The country setting includes a view of Indian Bayou. (By: JERRY BUTLER) (Credit: Special to the Democrat-Gazette)

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