Today's major home builders are focused on incorporating the most green features and technologies available. Today's home buyers demand it. But what could be more green than recycling an old, defunct property and turning it into something useful again?
Barns, churches, factories; these properties are unique—and uniquely positioned to provide potential home buyers a way out of cookie-cutter housing developments. Some are in coveted downtown areas of major cities, while others offer size and dimension that no modern home builder would ever attempt. They have been refurbished and retrofitted, but still hold onto the characteristics of their former purpose.