Boston’s thinnest house, which was built out of spite, sold for $1.25 million. Take a look inside.

According to a 2015 Boston magazine article, the North End house is said to have been built to annoy a soldier’s brother, who took the remainder of the spacious living share property while his brother was at war.

A view from the roof of the house.

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Legend has it that the soldier built the skinny house on the remaining property in 1862, blocking all sunlight between two sections of his brother’s massive house, according to the magazine.

The first floor of the house from the outside with a gate on the left that says "private"

A door to the private garden of the house.

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