MMX 059 Blue House

MMX 059 Camel Back

This is an excellent example of a shot-gun style house with camel back. These buildings are very common in Old Louisville. When this house was constructed the tax rate was based on the size of your house that faced the street. Builders would build these shotgun style houses that were skinny and long. They then moved to building a second story on the rear of the house, giving us the camel back. I have not seen this style many places other than Louisville.


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