Zappos's retiring CEO lives in a tiny home trailer park — take a look

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  • Retiring Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh lives in a Las Vegas trailer park community along with his two alpacas.
  • “Llamapolis,” while separate from Amazon-owned Zappos, is a part of Hsieh’s bigger plan to revamp Las Vegas.

  • The community is made up of tiny homes and Airstream trailers.

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On Monday, Zappos announced CEO Tony Hsieh was retiring after more than 20 years at the shoe and clothing company. While in charge of Zappos, Hsieh moved the company’s headquarters to Las Vegas — where he still lives — as part of a larger effort to make Vegas the new Silicon Valley.

In 2014, he transformed an abandoned parking lot in the area into a micro-living oasis. While his overall downtown development project has faltered, the trailer park is thriving. About 30 Airstream trailers and tiny homes make up the village called “Llamapolis,” and Hsieh actually lives there with his two alpacas, Marley and Triton. 

While Hsieh has a net worth of about $840 million, he previously told Business Insider that he lives in “Llamapolis” because “[he] wanted to maximize serendipity and randomness in [his] life.”

Below is a look at life within “Llamapolis.”

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Source: Zappos’s retiring CEO lives in a tiny home trailer park — take a look

By mrobinson@businessinsider.com (Melia Robinson,Barbara Smith)

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