garden apartment

noun

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 The fire affected 28 units in a three-story garden apartment building in the 13100 block of Larchdale Road in the Laurel area, the fire department said. Washington Post, "Two dozen displaced in fire in Prince George’s, fire department says," 23 Dec. 2020 However much Arizona is associated with sprawl, the Phoenix region is actually a builder of everything — towering condos, garden apartment complexes, golf course villas. Conor Dougherty, New York Times, "The Capital of Sprawl Gets a Radically Car-Free Neighborhood," 31 Oct. 2020 The rentals would have between 551 square feet for the smallest garden apartment and 1,319 square feet for a two-bedroom townhouse. Cincinnati.com, "Liberty Township trustees approve $72 million upscale housing project," 18 June 2020 Of those, almost two-thirds live not in high-rises or garden apartments, but single family homes, or buildings with four our fewer units. Shawn Tully, Fortune, "The government’s mortgage forbearance policies exclude 61% of Americans," 14 May 2020 Perhaps 20 seconds into the proceedings, a man emerges from the garden apartment across from me, banging a pot with a spoon, and a woman appears on the stoop of the house next door, her spaniel barking helpfully at her side. Shannon Doyne, New York Times, "What Acts of Kindness Have You Heard About or Participated In During Coronavirus?," 13 Apr. 2020 The Homes at Fountain Green is a 72-unit garden apartment complex planned for about 10.3 acres at Route 1 and Route 543 in the Hickory area north of Bel Air. David Anderson, baltimoresun.com, "Harford set to add planned developments for Bel Air, Fallston to water and sewer plan," 3 Oct. 2019 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, BostonGlobe.com, "Finally — the tiny apartments that millennials need," 13 June 2019

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1913, in the meaning defined above

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28 Dec 2020

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“Garden apartment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/garden%20apartment. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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