Hess Triangle, the smallest piece of property in New York City history.

Hess Triangle: The Smallest Piece of Property in New York City History

Hess Triangle: The Smallest Piece of Property in New York City History

Atlas Obscura
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Jan. 4 2016 12:30 PM

New York’s Triangle of Shame

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New York is well-known for its tiny apartments and cramped quarters. However, the smallest piece of property in New York City history is not currently on Craigslist—it's a concrete triangle in the West Village that exists simply to shame New York City.

In this 100 Wonders video, Atlas Obscura co-founder Dylan Thuras tells the story of the tiniest, angriest little triangle in all of New York City. 

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