How Much House Do You Really Need?

How Much House Do You Really Need?

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.

Spite Houses - Unique House Design - Country Living/A California Spite House  The story is that this 10-foot-wide spite house was built by Newton Rummonds after his neighbors told him that a dwelling couldn't be built on such a small plot of land. Newton proved them wrong.

The Story of a House Built Purely Out of Spite

12 Quirky Houses Built Purely Out of Spite Long Beach CA Spite House: The story is that this spite house was built by Newton Rummonds after his neighbors told him that a dwelling couldn't be built on such a small plot of land. Newton proved them wrong.

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 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.

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

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

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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.

Spite House in Alexandria Virginia (5)

The Spite House in Alexandria Virginia

Spite Houses | Cake House in Gaylordsville, Connecticut (photo by Bruce Berrien/Flickr)

The Spite House, an Architectural Phenomenon Built on Rage and Revenge

ALAMEDA SPITE HOUSE      Flickr    This beloved local landmark in Northern California was built when the city appropriated a large portion of the lot to build a street. Undaunted, the owner built a house anyway. It's ten feet wide and is still occupied over a hundred years later.

9 Houses Built Just for Spite

Sometimes they block a neighboring house's view, or are built especially to challenge city ordinances. These are spite houses—constructed to make someone mad.

A home said to be a spite house in Georgetown, Washington, DC, in 2013 (photo by Eric Fischer/Flickr)

A home said to be a spite house in Georgetown, Washington, DC, in 2013 (photo by…

I love it! I want it! So cool.  (The Spite House, in Alexandria Va - 325 sq ft & built in 1830)

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. It even appears to be considerably shorter than its neighbors.

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.

Hollensbury Spite House in Alexandria Virginia

Hollensbury Spite House

Discover Hollensbury Spite House in Alexandria, Virginia: The narrowest house in America is seven feet of pure spite.

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A Tiny, Beloved Home That Was Built for Spite

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.

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