World’s first ‘biocellar’ to be built in Cleveland’s Hough neighborhood

Posted by on Dec 28, 2012 in News | 0 comments

World’s first ‘biocellar’ to be built in Cleveland’s Hough neighborhood

Mansfield Frazier talks about a biocellar that will be built next to Chateau Hough, an urban vineyard at E. 66th Street and Hough Avenue. (Video)
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Jean Loria looks up at a crumbling, 112-year-old home on East 66th Street and in it sees Cleveland’s future.
More specifically, the permaculture designer sees the world’s first “biocellar,” a term she coined in 2006 to describe her idea of reusing abandoned homes by carefully tearing them down, then reinforcing the existing basement and topping it with a slanted, greenhouselike roof that would make it possible to grow crops inside. Read more here.

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