Narrow Edges Along the Diagonal at 635 W. Belden

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At 635 W. Belden near the alley behind Lincoln, a particularly quirky residential building sits on a triangular lot.

Belden and Lincoln [John Morris/Chicago Patterns]

From the two narrow viewpoints, it appears as though much of the interior living space exists outside of the load-bearing walls.

Belden and Lincoln [John Morris/Chicago Patterns]

Though two out of three sides appear this way, the third has a decent length, proving that late 19th century architects and builders could make good use of space if needed.

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