Voyeurism is a well-documented aspect of suburbia, as evidenced by popular representations of peeping neighbors. (Left: Desperate Housewives, Right: American Beauty)
The typical suburban site plan, with deep street setbacks but close neighbors, fosters voyeuristic tendencies.
The contemporary suburban home now offers two venues for observing your neighbor: the view from outside as well as the webcam image projected from inside the house.
The two view cones, one from outside and the other from within, form the separation between two tenants in a single suburban home.
The interior partitions are removed to make room for the split house within the undisturbed suburban house shell.