WATCH: Come and explore Old Town Alexandria’s most miniature mansion — built purely out of spite

Matt About Town: Old Town Alexandria’s most miniature mansion

It’s the most miniature mansion in historic Alexandria, Virginia, and its backstory explores the creative and obscure side of a neighborly grudge.

In today’s edition of “Matt About Town,” WTOP’s Matt Kaufax visits the “Spite House” in historic Old Town Alexandria to tell the story of a fed up brickmaker, horse-drawn carriage rides and expensive real estate.

Fun fact: There are actually three other tiny homes in Alexandria similar to the “Spite House.” To see these “alley houses” up close, check out Matt’s video of his holiday stroll on Queen Street.

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Matt Kaufax

If there's an off-the-beaten-path type of attraction, person, or phenomenon in the DC area that you think more people should know about, Matt is your guy. As the features reporter for WTOP, he's always on the hunt for stories that provide a unique local flavor—a slice of life if you will.

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