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PASS CHRISTIAN, MS (WLOX) - It was first destroyed by Hurricane Camille, then again by Katrina. But the former Penthouse condominium complex in Pass Christian is rising once again. And this time the units are modular construction.
"And this is just one example of how modular homes can rebuild our Mississippi Gulf Coast," said Jennifer Hall of the Mississippi Manufactured Housing Association during a news conference to unveil the condominium development.
The bright colored Key West style condo units at 1515 East Beach Boulevard in Pass Christian are built in a factory, then assembled on site.
"Not only am I mayor of this town, but I live right up there on the hill. So, I'm your neighbor right there. I'm here with you all. We are very glad to have these 82 units coming back," said Mayor Chipper McDermott.
Some members of the condominium owners association initially balked at the idea of modular construction. They imagined glorified trailers, but have been pleasantly surprised.
"A trailer is absolutely the wrong way to describe the type of construction and what our future homes are going to be. They're beautiful. The construction, the inside. We're just so excited," said Fred Mikill with the condominium association.
Several of the owners toured the Modular One factory to inspect the quality of construction.
"Everything is strapped. It's like one unit all the way up from the foundation to the roof. It's very good. And the colors are just fantastic," said condo owner Claude Worthington.
Bettie Worthington lived in the old Penthouse condominium before Camille hit, then again before Katrina. Excitement is too mild a word to describe her feelings right now.
"I kept thinking, this can't be happening. We're really going to have it back again. And man, look around and see the people here and I just love it. And I never will get it out of my system," said Bettie Worthington.
The first residents will be moving in in the next few weeks. There are 48 previous residents moving into the new units at 1515 East Beach Boulevard. There are also 34 units for sale.
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