11 unique homes that were built just to annoy people

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Jun 10 · 6 min read

From the Skinny House in Boston to the Montlake Spite House in Seattle, here are 11 homes that were designed to annoy the neighbors.

A “spite house” in London.
“Spite houses” are a common phenomenon throughout the world. Photo: Carl Court/Getty Images

By Samantha Grindell

Despite the importance of loving thy neighbor, fights between those who live near each other are common, and can even result in what is known as a spite house.