New York, New York: Narrowest House in New York City

Declared the narrowest by the city's Landmarks Preservation Commission. Nine feet six inches wide.

Address:
75 1/2 Bedford St., New York, NY
Directions:
Just west of 7th Ave., on the west side of Bedford St. just south of its intersection with Commerce St.
Hours:
Visible from street. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Narrowest house in NYC.

Narrowest House in New York City

75 1/2 Bedford Street in Greenwich Village is New York City's narrowest house: only nine feet six inches wide. It was once home to poet Edna St. Vincent Millay. Actors Cary Grant and John Barrymore were temporarily housed in the house while performing in a nearby theater. Author Ann McGovern lived there as well, which inspired her to co-write the novel, "Mr. Skinner's Skinny House."

[Gary Spino, 09/29/2019]

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