One of the architectural quirks of certain cities on the eastern seaboard of the U.S. is the solo row house.
Standing alone, in some of the worst neighborhoods, these nineteenth century structures were once attached to similar row houses that made up entire city blocks.
Time and major demographic changes have resulted in the decay and demolition of many such blocks.
Occasionally, one house is spared – literally cut off from its neighbors and left to the elements with whatever time it has left.
Still retaining traces of its former glory, the last house standing is often still occupied.
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