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Stacked shipping containers become a shopping center

By Anthony Curtis

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 26, 2014

~~<p>A unique retail area called Container Park has opened in downtown Las Vegas. Located in the Fremont East entertainment district, the development features boutiques, art galleries, bars and restaurants housed in stacks of recycled shipping containers. There's also an outdoor theater and park.</p>
<p>The complex is fronted by a mechanical fire-breathing praying mantis that was constructed for the Burning Man Festival and imported to Las Vegas. Operating hours are&nbsp;10 a.m. to&nbsp;11 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, and the bars are open till 1 a.m. on weekends.</p>
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A unique retail area called Container Park has opened in downtown Las Vegas. Located in the Fremont East entertainment district, the development features boutiques, art galleries, bars and restaurants housed in stacks of recycled shipping containers. There's also an outdoor theater and park.

The complex is fronted by a mechanical fire-breathing praying mantis that was constructed for the Burning Man Festival and imported to Las Vegas. Operating hours are 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, and the bars are open till 1 a.m. on weekends. Login for more...



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