Armed with your suggestions, roving Swamplot photographer Candace Garcia set out to document the smallest freestanding commercial buildings in Houston she could find. And here are the results! Above, “The Spot” hair salon at 1207 Westheimer in Montrose, at the corner of Commonwealth.
Mike & Joe’s Barbershop at 2107 W. 43rd St., a block west of T.C. Jester in Oak Forest:
The garage front of Mark Schatz and Anne Eamon’s 900-sq.-ft. Small House 2 at 5910 Grace Ln. in Griggs Terrace. They use the building as a studio and workshop for their design firm, M+A Architecture:
The former Texas Tobacco Town at 3827 Tidwell between 59 and Friendly Rd.:
That’s Someburger, on the corner of E. 11th St. and Studewood in the Heights:
There’s a new Chase drive-thru with a tiny bank attached at 3002 Kirby, on the corner of West Alabama:
Can’t forget this one: The outhouse outside the former Aurora Picture Show microcinema at 800 Aurora St., designed by architect Michael Bell.
The churchside Bobby’s Fast Food, at 8434 Tidwell, east of N. Wayside:
The Hawthorne St. Collection at 1017 Hawthorne, tucked behind the 3400 Montrose garage:
Montrose’s Puertorrican Restaurant, at 712 Fairview:
Monica Savino’s 500-sq.-ft. architecture studio, carved out of a small bungalow at 1302 Knox St. in the West End:
The (minuscule) Hair Dimensions, 302 W. 11th St. in the Heights:
The one that started it all: Marine Offshore Electric Services, at 226 W. 18th St. in the Heights:
And the unforgettable Tax Corner, at 1210 Bayport Blvd. and 2nd St. in Seabrook:
Think you can find any smaller? Send us your pix!
[So . . . where’s Swamplot hiding today? Like so many other patriotic Americans, we’re taking the fifth.]
- Previously on Swamplot: Hooray for the Smallest Freestanding Commercial Office Building in the Heights?
Photos: Candace Garcia