12/11/2008--Seattle, WA, USA..Nicknamed 'The Little House', Edith Maceffields fight against developers has made her Ballard home famous in Seattle. ..Edith Macefield (born in 1921 in Oregon. Died June 15, 2008 Seattle, Washington) achieved worldwide fame in 2006 when she refused US$1 million offered to her by developers to sell her home (shown here) to make way for a commercial development in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle. Instead, the five-story project was built around her 108-year-old farmhouse, where she passed away at age 86....©2008 Stuart Isett. All rights reserved.