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 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,, "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,, "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

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First Known Use of garden apartment

1913, in the meaning defined above

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“Garden apartment.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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