There are 396 items filed under eccentric homes.

Guise, France

Familistère de Guise

This "social palace" housing complex created a relatively stable and self-contained worker's society... for a time
24 Feb 2015
Fountain City, Wisconsin

The Rock in the House

This punny mirror of another Wisconsin attraction is exactly what it sounds like
24 Feb 2015
New York, New York

The Morris-Jumel Mansion

The oldest house in Manhattan is now a museum that remembers the home's sordid history of scandal, ghosts, and vice-presidents
19 Feb 2015
New York, New York

Marble Hill

Manhattan and the Bronx have been playing tug of war over this former island neighborhood for over a century
18 Feb 2015
Little Falls, New York

Beardslee Castle

Not even a series of devastating fires could keep this odd castle in upstate New York from bouncing back
06 Feb 2015
Willemstad, Curaçao

The Abandoned Pietermaai Mansions

The mouldering manses of wealthy colonials still pock the streets of a Curaçao neighborhood
30 Jan 2015
Masuleh, Iran

Masuleh

In this tiny Iranian town playing on the roof isn't just encouraged, it's the only place to go
30 Jan 2015
Guagnano, Italy

Vincent City

An eccentric artist's abode in this small Italian town has been transformed into a surreal temple of mosaic madness
21 Jan 2015
Staten Island, New York

Kreischer Mansion

This empty Victorian manse on Staten Island is said to be haunted but is actually a real life crime scene
19 Jan 2015
Bruge, Belgium

The Lucifernum

This former Masonic lodge has been transformed into part museum, part club, all awesome
19 Jan 2015
Selárdalur, Iceland

Samúel Jónsson's Art Farm

This secluded Iceland farm holds the collected works of one rural sculptor's creations
29 Dec 2014
Cleveland, Ohio

A Christmas Story House and Museum

The home made famous by the 1983 holiday classic is now a perfectly preserved shrine to the movie
24 Dec 2014
Saint Paul, Minnesota

Birthplace of F. Scott Fitzgerald

The literary king of the Jazz Age was born in this lovely Minnesota home which still honors his legacy
10 Dec 2014
New York, New York

The Weathermen Townhouse Explosion

A strangely angled West Village home is the only monument to an explosion that took the lives of three American revolutionaries
09 Dec 2014
Port Quin, England

Doyden Castle

This remote castle was built to be a wealthy businessman's palace of vice but is now simply a historic vacation cottage
26 Nov 2014
Leominster, Massachusetts

Frances H. and Jonathan Drake House

This unassuming Massachusetts residence was built with a trap door to hide escapees on the Underground Railroad
25 Nov 2014
Zalipie, Poland

The Painted Village of Zalipie

This uber-quaint Polish village is known for its habit of painting elaborate floral motifs on just about everything
21 Nov 2014
Dunmow, United Kingdom

Talliston House & Gardens

An English artist has turned an unassuming ex-council house into a time-lost house of mystery
18 Nov 2014
Worcestershire, England

Harvington Hall

Built by the patron saint of illusionists this Elizabethan manor house is riddled with secret cubbies for hiding priests
17 Nov 2014
Royse City, Texas

Royse City Futuro House

This crumbling UFO is one of only a few remaining "moveable ski chalets" of its kind
12 Nov 2014
Nettlestone, England

No Man's Land

This foolish Victorian sea fort was converted to a deluxe hotel before becoming an abandoned wasteland
07 Nov 2014
Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti, Georgia

Towers of Svaneti

Fortified homes of highland warriors that are still in use today
03 Nov 2014
Hillsborough, California

The Flintstone House

A burnt orange monolithic dome structure perched on a hillside near Interstate 280
03 Nov 2014
Bull Valley , Illinois

George Stickney House

This softly rounded mansion was built without corners not to avoid evil spirits, but to make them more comfortable
03 Nov 2014
Mühltal, Germany

Castle Frankenstein

Birthplace of an eccentric alchemist and possible inspiration for the fictional reanimator of monsters
31 Oct 2014
Paris, France

Le Corbusier's Studio-Apartment

Experience architect Le Corbusier's modernist design for living in the home he designed for himself
30 Oct 2014
Gatineau, Canada

Carbide Willson Ruins

The remains of a paranoid inventor's hidden workshop lie in beautiful ruins amidst a Canadian park
29 Oct 2014
Nuremberg, Germany

Henkerhaus

Nestled on the banks of a river in Nuremburg is a small museum that was once home of the city's official executioner
28 Oct 2014
Memphis, Tennessee

St. Peter’s Spiritual Temple

A reclusive Memphis neighborhood is home to decades worth of misunderstood Masonic folk art
21 Oct 2014
Villisca, Iowa

Villisca Axe Murder House

A number of gruesome unsolved murders have turned this simple home into a morbid tourist trap
17 Oct 2014
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