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Mixed-use development uses 1940s Navy designs for architecture

​​FORT WORTH – A new mixed-use development is incorporating U.S. Navy shelter designs from 1941 called Quonset huts into its architecture.

The PS1200 development has apartments, offices, a restaurant, coffee shop, and gallery built from modified Quonsets. The apartments at the top two levels of the huts are 1,100 sf each and have a monthly rent of $3,000. The ground floor is office space.

The galvanized steel huts used for the project had a budget of $10 million and were constructed by SteelMaster.

The project is developed by Philip Kafka and designed by Marlon Blackwell with landscaping by DIRT Studio. ​


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