From Our Editors
The row of blue garage doors against the cream walls is ordered and quiet, and it's almost impossible to imagine that entire lives could dwell here. But there's a lot hiding just beyond the securely locked door of a Gemstone Storage unit. Each space features raised cement floors, an 8-foot ceiling, 24/7 access, and an inviting name such as The Wellington (25 sq. ft.) or The Rideau (300 sq. ft.; big enough for the contents of a four-bedroom home). Anytime they like, renters can show up to stash some overflow furniture or perhaps shoot the breeze with childhood dolls. Those housing fur coats or other temperature-sensitive materials can request Gemstone's on-demand climate control.