Can you imagine a townhouse that is just nine and a half feet wide? And the interior only clears just over eight feet and it runs 42 feet deep. Definitely Pullman-style; it would fit quite nicely in Amsterdam.
The 990 square-foot skinny dwelling is located in the West Village area of New York City and is expected to sell near the list price of $2.75 million, or $2,777 a square foot.
To say that it is one of a kind is an understatement. The New York Daily News reports just how unique.
Built in 1873, the diminutive house is squeezed between 75 and 77 Bedford St. and has been home to a who's-who list of luminaries, including anthropologist Margaret Mead and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Edna St. Vincent Millay.Click here to read the entire article.
Author Ann McGovern lived there briefly and the red-brick house inspired her to co-write the novel "Mr. Skinner's Skinny House."
Corcoran's [listing company] Web site claims that actors Cary Grant and John Barrymore also once called the thin house home.