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Real estate rebels who refused to move

Lovemoney Logo By Daniel Coughlin of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 37: Like the cantankerous widower in the Pixar movie Up, the most stubborn real estate owners of all time resisted every attempt by powerful developers to drive them out, steadfastly staying put while neighboring properties were razed to the ground. Against all odds their real estate holdouts remained, incongruously juxtaposed on the surrounding construction sites or developments. Here are 12 notable examples from around the world.

The most stubbornly resolute property owners of all time

Like the cantankerous widower in the Pixar movie Up, the most stubborn real estate owners of all time resisted every attempt by powerful developers to drive them out, steadfastly staying put while neighboring properties were razed to the ground. Against all odds their real estate holdouts remained, incongruously juxtaposed on the surrounding construction sites or developments. Here are 12 notable examples from around the world.

Microsoft News originally published this piece on Nov. 18, 2019.

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