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O.C. project that turns shipping containers into homeless housing is dedicated

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Homeless Army veteran Jimmy Palmiter, 59, holds his dog Fifi while touring his future home during the dedication of Potter’s Lane, the state’s first multifamily housing development built with recycled shipping containers.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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Future resident Jimmy Palmiter, 59, admires the courtyard and community room during the dedication of Potter’s Lane.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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Jimmy Palmiter, 59, looks at a hand-sewn quilt in one of the new studio apartments at Potter’s Lane, where he will soon be moving in.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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A large American flag hangs on the wall as homeless Army veteran Kenneth Salazar takes a look at planters in the courtyard of Potter’s Lane, his future home.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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A view of the courtyard at the dedication of the 16-unit Potter’s Lane development.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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With a reflection of a giant American flag and courtyard in the window, veteran Jimmy Palmiter admires one of the new studio apartments at Potter’s Lane.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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After the dedication ceremony crowds have left, homeless Army veteran Kenneth Salazar relaxes in a new chair in a studio apartment that he will be moving into soon at Potter’s Lane.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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After the ceremonial ribbon is cut, homeless Army veteran Kenneth Salazar talks about his one of his Army experiences with a guest during the dedication ceremony at Potter’s Lane.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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Veteran Kenneth Salazar tours the kitchen of a studio apartment that he will be moving into soon during the dedication of Potter’s Lane.

 (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
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