How Much House Do You Really Need?

How Much House Do You Really Need?

This may be the smallest house in USA. The house is 7 feet wide and 36 feet long, located on Queen Street in Alexandria, Virginia.The 350 square foot house is now a weekend retreat.

The Spite House in Alexandria VA.  I frequently walked past this little gem and wondered about its provenance.

The Spite House in Alexandria Virginia

The Skinny House in Boston’s North End was built as a “spite house” during a family feud and is the narrowest house in Boston.

Narrow Escapes

Younger brother built this house to spite his older brother for taking up more than half of their inherited land.

This house is 7 feet wide, built in 1830 by the cranky owner of one of the buildings next door because he wanted to keep people from using the alley next to his house.

9 Houses Built Just for Spite

The Hollensbury House: The Hollensbury Spite House in Alexandria, Virginia is 7 feet wide, built in 1830 by the cranky owner of one of the buildings next door because he wanted to keep people from using the alley next to his house.

Spite House in Alexandria Virginia (7)  The Living Room of the Spite House.

The Spite House in Alexandria Virginia

We've seen this seven-foot wide house on television before (we believe it was the Small Space Oprah show), but this week The New York Times takes us inside Alexandria Virginia's Spite House

Spite Houses (article; pictured: The Hollensbury Spite House in Alexandria, VA ca. 1924)

9 Houses Built Just for Spite

Circa "Ford Coupe at 'little house' in Alexandria, Virginia." National Photo owner Herbert E. French examining that city's Little House (a. "Spite House") on Queen Street, a narrow dwelling with a long history

Alameda Spite House. If you check out aerial views of the site, that house is RIGHT in the way of the one next door—practically on top of it.

Discover Alameda Spite House in Alameda, California: This (occupied) house is 10 feet wide and full of spite.

The Old Spite House of Marblehead, Massachusetts in 1912

This postcard from 1912 depicts the The Old Spite House, the home of the Graves brothers, two fisherman from Marblehead, Massachusetts, that supposedly lived in different sections of the home because they refused to sell the house to the other.

Spite House in Montlake Seattle and 7 more Houses Built Out Of Spite. Seattle spite house is 55 inches at the narrow south end and 15 feet wide at the north end.

Spite House in Montlake Seattle and 7 more Houses Built Out Of Spite

Spite Homes| The Old Spite House in Marblehead, Massachusetts, constructed in 1715 by Robert Wood for the Graves brothers, who were quarreling fishermen (1912 postcard) (via Wikimedia) ...

The Old Spite House in Marblehead, Massachusetts, constructed in 1715 by Robert Wood for the Graves brothers, who were quarreling fishermen postcard) (via Wikimedia)

The Spite House: built to keep loiterers out of an alley

The Spite House in Alexandria Virginia

See that tiny blue house wedged in between the white and red ones? It was built in 1830 and is only 7 feet wide. The Spite House, as it's called, has two stories but only 325 square feet.

9 uniquely annoying spite houses | MNN - Mother Nature Network

9 uniquely annoying spite houses

9 uniquely annoying spite houses | MNN - Mother Nature Network

Spite House

Spite House

O'Reilly Spite House in Cambridge Massachusetts

O'Reilly Spite House

O’Reilly Spite House is a Historic Site in Boston. Plan your road trip to O’Reilly Spite House in MA with Roadtrippers.

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