This Beer's On the House

THEY SAY RECYCLING BEGINS AT HOME, BUT ON IT? From 1968 until his death in 1988, Houston upholsterer John Milkovisch collected beer cans and used their crushed and dismantled remains to clad and decorate his home. During those 20 years, it is estimated that he downed 50,000 cans of lager, resulting in entire walls of do-it-yourself aluminum siding and dense chains of garlands made from can lids and tabs.

Known to locals simply as the Beer Can House, the structure recently underwent a seven-year, $400,000 restoration in preparation for its dedication as a monument open to the public. On display inside is a quote from Milkovisch, reading, “They say every man should leave something to be remembered by. At least I accomplished that goal.”

As if the biggest beer belly in Texas wasn't enough.
Source: New York Times