Shotgun Houses

Houses in which all the rooms are in direct line with one another usually front to back, common in the 19th century in southern United States cities; also, narrow gable-front dwellings one room wide.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
2608
Names
shotgun houses
shotgun house
houses, shotgun
casas del sur de Estados Unidos Spanish
casa del sur de Estados Unidos Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300005484. The J. Paul Getty Trust.