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Nine Stubborn Nail Houses Giving the Finger to Redevelopment

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The wheels of progress may turn slowly but they don't ever stop, as these nine landlords have learned the hard way. Our friends at Oobject have assembled the best examples of what resisting gentrification gets you.

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Nail house in front of shopping center, Changsha City, China

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Nail house in path of shopping mall development, Chongqing, China

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Nail house in path of financial center development, Shenzhen, China

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Shanghai Nail House

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Nail house, Hongkou, China

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Bizarre burial ground isolated by skyscrapers in Shanxi

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Narita airport Japan, runway interrupted by farmers land

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London dept store built round a nail house

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Condo built around Edith Macefield's house in Seattle

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Not exactly a nail house, but 1999 Broadway in Denver is built around Holy Ghost church. The developer designed a large scoop in the side of the building to accommodate the existing church.