The Sam Kee Building is a popular stop for tourists in Vancouver as it has been named the shallowest commercial building in the world by the Guinness Book of Records. Measuring just four feet and eleven inches wide on the ground floor, perhaps claustrophobics should pass on visiting!
The building should be seen for its historical value alone--the current owner continues the site's tradition of defying authorities by protesting (successfully) encroachment fees regarding the building's bay windows and basement. You won't realize just how small five feet is when you can reach your arms and touch both walls of the building.
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