None of the 10 tiniest houses in Boston run to more than 490 square feet. That's according to an analysis that PropertyShark compiled for Curbed Boston. That means that the smallest bona-fide, single-family houses in the entire city are smaller than many studio apartments and condos. C'est la vie these days.
Also of note: Most of the houses were built recently, at least by Boston standards. The oldest, a 485-square-footer in Roslindale, dates from 1890.
Finally, PropertyShark noted in a recent report that the median size of a Boston home constructed this decade is 909 square feet, the smallest of any major U.S. city. Figures.Read More