11 Incredibly SKINNY Houses from around the World

You've heard about the Tiny House Craze that's taking over, but what about a Skinny House... Could you live in one of these???

KANONIA 20-22 IN WARSAW, POLAND This comically tiny building in Poland is rumored to have been built this way because the 17-century tax system was based on the width of a home’s front-facing facade. It was restored after World War II to look much like it did back then.

KANONIA 20-22 IN WARSAW, POLAND

This comically tiny building in Poland is rumored to have been built this way because the 17-century tax system was based on the width of a home’s front-facing facade. It was restored after World War II to look much like it did back then.

EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY HOUSE IN NEW YORK CITY, USA 75 1/2 Bedford Street is New York’s narrowest house. According to Curbed, Cary Grant, John Barrymore, Edna St. Vincent Millay and Margaret Mead have all called the skinny Greenwich Village townhouse home. Built in 1850, the building was listed for sale on StreetEasy for $3.5 million in 2013.

EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY HOUSE IN NEW YORK CITY, USA

75 1/2 Bedford Street is New York’s narrowest house. According to Curbed, Cary Grant, John Barrymore, Edna St. Vincent Millay and Margaret Mead have all called the skinny Greenwich Village townhouse home. Built in 1850, the building was listed for sale on StreetEasy for $3.5 million in 2013.

LA CASA ESTRECHA IN OLD SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO Known in English as The Narrow House (fittingly), this two-story building is only five feet wide. It stretches 36 feet back, however, and is a popular stop for tourists in Puerto Rico.

LA CASA ESTRECHA IN OLD SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO

Known in English as The Narrow House (fittingly), this two-story building is only five feet wide. It stretches 36 feet back, however, and is a popular stop for tourists in Puerto Rico.

THE WEDGE IN GREAT CUMBRAE, SCOTLAND The front of this super-skinny home is just 47 inches wide, though it gets wider toward the back (hence its name). The one-bedroom has been featured in the Guinness Book of World Records and was listed for sale at $112,416 in 2015, according to the Daily Mail.

THE WEDGE IN GREAT CUMBRAE, SCOTLAND

The front of this super-skinny home is just 47 inches wide, though it gets wider toward the back (hence its name). The one-bedroom has been featured in the Guinness Book of World Records and was listed for sale at $112,416 in 2015, according to the Daily Mail.

A NINE-STORY TOWER IN A CORUÑA, SPAIN Located on the northwestern tip of Spain, this surprisingly skinny tower looks to be in disrepair, but is a surprising feat of engineering nonetheless.

A NINE-STORY TOWER IN A CORUÑA, SPAIN

Located on the northwestern tip of Spain, this surprisingly skinny tower looks to be in disrepair, but is a surprising feat of engineering nonetheless.

SINGEL 166 IN AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND This unassuming building is the narrowest house in Amsterdam at just under six feet wide. Like many narrow homes, however, the house gets more spacious as it extends back from the street.

SINGEL 166 IN AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND

This unassuming building is the narrowest house in Amsterdam at just under six feet wide. Like many narrow homes, however, the house gets more spacious as it extends back from the street.

A FOUR-FOOT WIDE HOUSE IN SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, USA This 860-square-foot railroad-style house is also wedge-shaped, allowing for a bigger interior than it might appear to have from the side. It was built in 1925 and was recently listed for sale at $473,400.

A FOUR-FOOT WIDE HOUSE IN SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, USA

This 860-square-foot railroad-style house is also wedge-shaped, allowing for a bigger interior than it might appear to have from the side. It was built in 1925 and was recently listed for sale at $473,400.

THE SKINNY HOUSE IN BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, USA This aptly named home at 44 Hull Street in Boston’s North End is the narrowest in the city, at only 10.4 feet at its widest point. Local legend has it that the house was built this way because of a brotherly feud — two brothers inherited the lot from their father. but one built a large home while the other was away at war, leaving him only a small patch of land.

THE SKINNY HOUSE IN BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, USA

This aptly named home at 44 Hull Street in Boston’s North End is the narrowest in the city, at only 10.4 feet at its widest point. Local legend has it that the house was built this way because of a brotherly feud — two brothers inherited the lot from their father. but one built a large home while the other was away at war, leaving him only a small patch of land.

THE HOLLENSBURY SPITE HOUSE IN ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA, USA According to the New York Times, Alexandria’s famous skinny house is called the Spite House because John Hollensbury, who owned the adjacent homes, constructed it in 1830 to prevent horse-drawn wagons and loiterers from entering his alley. The building is 25 feet deep and is a landmark in the city’s Old Town district.

THE HOLLENSBURY SPITE HOUSE IN ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA, USA

According to the New York Times, Alexandria’s famous skinny house is called the Spite House because John Hollensbury, who owned the adjacent homes, constructed it in 1830 to prevent horse-drawn wagons and loiterers from entering his alley. The building is 25 feet deep and is a landmark in the city’s Old Town district.

THE KERET HOUSE IN WARSAW, POLAND Named for Israeli writer Etgar Keret, this was considered the world’s narrowest house when it was constructed in 2012. It was conceived by architect Jakub Szczesny and is just under 5 feet at its widest point. Located between two buildings form different eras in history, it hosts visiting artists in a residency program.

THE KERET HOUSE IN WARSAW, POLAND

Named for Israeli writer Etgar Keret, this was considered the world’s narrowest house when it was constructed in 2012. It was conceived by architect Jakub Szczesny and is just under 5 feet at its widest point. Located between two buildings form different eras in history, it hosts visiting artists in a residency program.

LA CASA ESTRECHA IN OLD SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO This narrow, modern house was built by Pitman Tozer architects on a lot just over 7.5 feet wide. The site was the side alley and back garden of an adjacent property until the skinny home was completed in 2007.

LA CASA ESTRECHA IN OLD SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO

This narrow, modern house was built by Pitman Tozer architects on a lot just over 7.5 feet wide. The site was the side alley and back garden of an adjacent property until the skinny home was completed in 2007.

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