What you see pictured above is a Chrysler Air Raid Siren, the most powerful siren in the world.
A spite house is a building (generally found in an urban environment) which was constructed or modified because the builder felt wronged by someone who did not want it there
Politicial organization advocating a constitutional convention in California
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These are great. I found a small set of photos of the Hollensbury Spite House here, too.
Ambulances going by us cause the dogs in the building to go nuts… I can’t imagine the effect of the BIG RED ONE. =)
Spite house! I have a new favorite phrase.
“Unlike spite fences, spite houses are rare. This is (in part) a result of malicious-erection statutes directed at adjoining landowners. Connecticut, for example, has since 1867 provided legal and equitable relief for the malicious erection of “any building or structure”.”
Hee hee! Malicious erection.