In the second-season premiere, a converted lighthouse is featured, along with a World War II bunker, a jail, a federal bank and a former brothel. Also: a home that is made out of shipping containers; a barn; a gristmill; and a train.
A Catholic schoolhouse that was converted into a home is featured, along with a residence that was once a World War II bunker. Other unusual abodes include a gas station, a plane, a bus and a grocery store, as well as a barn, a firehouse, a church and an underground bathroom.
A converted cemetery chapel and a sugar mill are among the homes featured, along with a couple's country getaway that was once a schoolhouse. Also: a doctor's office; railcar; barn; firehouse; pump house; deli; and lighthouse.
The conversion of an old caboose is featured, along with homes that were once a fuselage, gas station, fire station, church and hayloft. Also: a fur factory; auto-body shop; paint warehouse; and Mexican restaurant.
A Texas couple show off their backyard full of trailers; and a Philadelphia family lead a tour of the auto-parts warehouse where they live. Also: a schoolhouse; a 100-year-old barn; a missile silo; a submarine; a historic mill; a cave; a church; and a firehouse.
Two brothers who made their home out of a former speakeasy in Atlanta are featured, along with a couple who transformed a Quonset hut into an abode. Also: a windmill; a furniture warehouse; a goat shed; a dovecote; an Airstream trailer; a washateria; a church; a firehouse; and an old barn.
A group of Scots who used old whiskey barrels to build an abode are featured, along with a Wisconsin couple who turned a dilapidated barn into their dream home. Also: an oast; airplane hangar; gristmill; bank; grocery store; charter bus; church; shipping containers; and firehouse.
A home made out of old tomato cans is featured along with abodes that were once an art gallery and a grocery store. Also: a 100-year-old schoolhouse in Texas; a former water plant; a fruit icehouse; a firehouse; a convent; a double-decker bus; a movie house; and a soda plant.
A look at an old train depot, fire station, grocery store and restaurant that have been turned into homes. Included: the story of an Argentinian man who built his house out of beer bottles. Also: a former chicken-processing plant; 19th-century horse stables; a historic barrel-making factory; a dilapidated summer camp.
A firehouse, pigeonniere and charcoal distribution center that have been transformed into places to live are featured, along with a former meat market, church, bus, barn, bar and old pool hall. Also: a couple who renovated a historic schoolhouse and made it their home; and the conversion of a Gulf Oil warehouse.
A carriage house, a pipe-organ factory, a train station and a convent are turned into homes. Also: A charcoal warehouse in St. Louis is transformed into a living space; and a flour mill on the coast of Spain is turned into a home and yoga retreat.
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Premiered: March 16, 2012
Premise: Visionaries turn run-down commercial spaces into unique habitations. Among the places renovated: a ferry; a train depot; an ice-cream factory.