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Back in the 17th/18th centuries, the people of Poland were subject to a property tax which varied according to two things : the width of their property痴 street-facing wall and the number of windows within that same wall. So, owners of houses with wide, window-peppered front-ends were victim to a higher rate of property tax than those who owned slim-faced houses without street-side windows. It seems that some people took this to the extreme in an effort to save money, none more so than the owner of this incredible house which is probably only a meter wide (if you致e not spotted it yet, it痴 the pale yellow sliver of building in the corner).
The narrowest house in Warsaw is located on Kanonia Square in the Old Town.

There is another photo in the WS too.

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Additional Photos by Jean Sindera (janjan1897) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 200 W: 13 N: 455] (2301)
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