Friday, April 18, 2014
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS
ART EDWARDS stands in an 8-by-12-foot cottage that can house two homeless persons at a cost of $2,500 in materials. Designed by Mark Murphy of Murphy's Sheds, the cottages will be built by the homeless and then rented out to employed homeless persons. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
REBECCA NYLANDER, 40, stands in a newly built cottage at the camp on Broadway. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
THE COTTAGE, will have a lockable door and possibly an overhang to sit under. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
ART EDWARDS STANDS on a concrete pad that once was the foundation for a house on Perk's Court in Placerville. Edwards is seeking approval from the county to establish a new location for Hangtown Haven that would consist of cottages and tents to house approximately 40 persons. His plan for the concrete area is to put up a metal shed provided by Murray Sheds, Inc. that would serve as the community kitchen and gathering place. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
SAFEWAY AND TJ MAX are visible on the other side of the freeway from Perk's Corner, where the Hangtown Haven hopes to move. Democrat photos by Shelly Thorene