This house is 7 feet wide and 36 feet long, located on Queen Street in Alexandria, Virginia. Local lore says the house was built in a narrow alleyway to keep a neighbor from parking his over-sized carriage there.
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The Hollensbury House in Alexandria, Virginia is seven feet wide and 25 feet deep. The original owner John Hollensbury, who lived in the adjacent house, was tired of noisy people loitering in the alleyway In he enclosed it, creating the narrow home.
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. It even appears to be considerably shorter than its neighbors.
The Spite House, built in is 7 feet wide, about 25 feet deep and a whopping 325 square feet in two stories. It is located on Queen Street in the Old Town district in Alexandria, Va., just across the Potomac from Washington.