November 24, 2014/ Richard Quintero & Ian Michna/ VIDEOS/ Comments: 12

When Fritz Mead moved to NYC, there wasn’t any space left in his friends’ house for him, so he came up with an idea – he’d just build his own room. Moving into their backyard, Fritz built a tiny 1 person house entirely from scratch, where he lives and sleeps in all year round. The project went so well that he started expanding, using the micro house as the foundation for the construction of a full sized bowl. These days you can stop by the backyard anytime and find a healthy crew of people hanging out, skating and enjoying the fruits of Fritz and his friends’ labor. Continuing our locals series, we skated over to Bedstuy in Brooklyn and documented Fritz’s story with support of Levi’s Skateboarding.

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  1. Captain Howdy

    November 25, 2014 5:29 pm

    Looks like a nice place to live. I wonder how the winter months feel in there.

  2. Dr. Doolittle

    November 25, 2014 11:11 pm

    Seriously? The dude lives in a backyard, under a quarter pipe. He’s basically a crack pipe away from being full-blown homeless.

  3. Chris Dolmeth

    November 26, 2014 10:50 pm

    Great video. Great guy. Amazing lifestyle. But one question… what’s it like to fuck something in there… am I the only one wondering?

  4. Kenstacks

    November 30, 2014 6:55 pm

    Im stoked on the Locals series. It reminds me of my childhood days of building ramps in our unfinished basement. Can’t wait for more.

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