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Skinny Houses For Small Spaces

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Long and narrow, shotgun houses are made to fit small city building lots. Learn More: Shotgun Houses
Brightly painted shotgun house in New Orleans, Louisiana

Brightly painted shotgun house in New Orleans, Louisiana

Photo (cc) Flickr Member Karen Apricot New Orleans
New Orleans is especially known for its Shotgun houses. Only one room wide, these homes pack a lot of living into a narrow space.

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