a narrow rectangular domestic residence, usually no more than 12 feet (3.5 m) wide, with rooms arranged one behind the other and doors at each end of the house. It was the most popular style of house in the Southern United States from the end of the American Civil War (1861–65), through the 1920s.
A Shotgun House Video
Shotgun House Tweets
Color inspiration in the Crescent City. Photo by @DavidMora. Shop shotgun house print here: https://t.co/kuCGwKKi5X pic.twitter.com/rZbcoZAuPC— NOLA Couture (@NOLACouture) June 25, 2016
New Orleans is classic and cool on a beautiful September afternoon. ⚜️💙 #followyournola #lawx pic.twitter.com/JFeWoK0vF9— David (@DavidMora) September 21, 2016
And for you architectural enthusiasts, here is one so you can brush up on your "Shotgun house" carpentry terminology..
Know your Nola shotgun house carpentry terms pic.twitter.com/sJgQHMijhr— Jack (@jackhelean) August 24, 2016
Shotgun Homes on Houzz
This Houzz post has some good historical info about the reason for the building of so many shotgun homes in NOLA.