garden apartment


plural garden apartments
: a multiple-unit low-rise dwelling having considerable lawn or garden space
… a courtyard lined with … two-story garden apartmentsDaisann McLane
… a three-story garden apartment building …US Official News
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Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web In the New Deal years L.A. saw the advent of very large garden apartment complexes on super blocks, like Village Green, Park La Brea, Channel Heights, and Jordan Downs, designed by architects including Paul R. Williams, Ralph Vaughn, Lloyd Wright, Robert Alexander and Richard Neutra. Sheri Koones, Forbes, 8 Oct. 2022 On the morning of Dec. 23, Jordan and his younger brother, Nicholas, were playing in the living room of their garden apartment with their dad, Latwian Jackson, who was getting ready to log on to his computer to start his work day. Heidi Stevens,, 29 Dec. 2020 Crime scene photos presented during testimony showed that her garden apartment appeared to be in disarray. Jessica Anderson, Baltimore Sun, 23 June 2022 In 1975, Norman and Marna Cary lived on the bottom floor of a Hyattsville garden apartment that backed onto woods near the Northwest Branch of the Anacostia River. Washington Post, 28 Nov. 2021 Investors FCP and VaultCap Partners have acquired the Corey Place Apartments, a 275-unit garden apartment community at 602 West Pioneer Parkway in Grand Prairie. Steve Brown, Dallas News, 6 Aug. 2021 Mother walked softly into the garden apartment through the kitchen door. Vivian D. Nixon, Harper's BAZAAR, 28 June 2021 Authorities say Williams was identified as the ex-boyfriend of a 30-year-old woman who was shot in her garden apartment in the 5200 block of West Congress Parkway around 11:45 p.m. Tuesday. Katherine Rosenberg-douglas,, 3 June 2021 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, 23 Dec. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of garden apartment was in 1913

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“Garden apartment.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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