garden apartment


Definition of garden apartment

: a multiple-unit low-rise dwelling having considerable lawn or garden space

Examples of garden apartment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web San Diego cannot continue to grow in suburban areas with single-family homes and garden apartments. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Econometer: Can San Diego County build 10,000 homes in a year?," 14 June 2019 Currently, to make ends meet in the city’s white-hot housing market, many students and early-career office workers are doubling-, tripling-, and quadrupling-up in triple deckers and garden apartments. Barry Bluestone,, "Finally — the tiny apartments that millennials need," 13 June 2019 Charles Kushner’s father, Joseph Kushner, a Holocaust survivor, immigrated to the U.S. in 1949 and became a construction worker and later a developer of garden apartments in suburban New Jersey. Peter Grant, WSJ, "Kushner Cos. Pays $1.1 Billion for Suburban Apartment Portfolio," 22 Feb. 2019 The company’s properties, which are a combination of low-rise garden apartments and mid-rise elevator buildings, experienced minor flooding and one lost part of its roof. Laura Kusisto, WSJ, "Hurricane Florence Creating Housing Shortage for Displaced North Carolinians," 18 Sep. 2018 The project calls for 209 garden apartments and 31,000 square feet of commercial use including restaurants, shops and office space. Lisa J. Huriash,, "Downtown Davie in the middle of a housing boom," 4 June 2018 The family business has made a splash with high-profile deals for buildings in New York City in the past decade, but lately has been returning to its roots by buying garden apartments in the suburbs. NBC News, "New financial disclosure shows growing Jared Kushner wealth, debt," 12 June 2018 The cause of the fire, which started in a garden apartment on the north side of the building, is under investigation, Russell said. Hannah Leone,, "Residents escape on ladders from Chatham apartment fire," 13 July 2018 First a grill caught fire on a deck at a garden apartment house in the 100 block of Sunny Brook Terrace in the Gaithersburg area. Martin Weil, Washington Post, "Cooking leads to three fires in Montgomery County," 9 July 2018

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First Known Use of garden apartment

1913, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of garden apartment was in 1913

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