On December 24, 2016, the fire that destroyed the now defunct La Mexicana Flea Market forced several previous homeless squatters at the market to reestablish their encampment in the woods by 17th Street East.
An abandoned trailer with remnants of holiday decorations that according to Josh, has not been occupied in recent weeks.
The residents create makeshift bathrooms using discarded materials like the sink above.
Makeshift cement block fire pits provide warmth at night, and according to Josh, boil water for showers.
Scavenged building materials such as the wood and nails featured above are commonly used to reinforce the various dwellings.