roof garden

noun

Definition of roof garden

: a restaurant or nightclub at the top of a building often in connection with or decorated to suggest an outdoor garden

Examples of roof garden in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In addition to a roof garden, there is an 60-foot infinity edge pool, tennis court and an six-slip private dock with boat lift. John-john Williams Iv, baltimoresun.com, "Hot property: This $24.9 million Annapolis estate is owned by Phillips Seafood CEO," 1 Sep. 2020 The new Facebook offices, which include landscaped roof gardens and terraces, are due to open in 2021. Richard Smirke, Billboard, "Sony Music UK to Join Universal, Facebook and Google At London's King's Cross District: Report," 18 Jan. 2019 The home would also have steam heat, a roof garden, and other conveniences found in rather expensive homes. Donna Reiner, azcentral, "An African American doctor and patriot: The forgotten story of Nello B. Greenlee," 15 Feb. 2020 Afterwards, sip tea at the café, where benches are made from reclaimed dock wood, or visit the roof garden (just hold your nose). Emily Matchar, Smithsonian, "You Can Hike, Fish and Even Ski at These Visitor-Friendly Power Plants," 16 Oct. 2019 The structure was built in an Art Deco style with mahogany counters and 30-foot high ceilings, plus an auditorium, dining room, 21-car elevator bank, roof garden and gym for the store's 500 employees. Micah Walker, Detroit Free Press, "Hudson's, Crowley's and other Detroit stores that turned city into shopping destination," 7 Nov. 2019 At the Korean American National Museum, a roof garden and terrace - with a blending of Korean and California plants - will provide a place for events and gatherings. Sam Lubell, Los Angeles Times, "Korean American museum design calls for a lush rooftop garden and a sense of mystery," 12 Aug. 2019 Her roof garden was overflowing with bright pocket flowers, mint, peonies and rhubarb. Devin Kelly, Anchorage Daily News, "Inside the quirky underground house that lies beneath lawn skylights in Anchorage," 11 Aug. 2019 This building, also accessible from Center Street, was at various times home to the Avalon Grill and its fancy roof garden, the Smart Set Auditorium, the Bellinger Theater and an upstairs pool hall. Paula Allen, ExpressNews.com, "Prominent businessman on San Antonio’s East Side was both lawbreaker and benefactor," 8 June 2019

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First Known Use of roof garden

1895, in the meaning defined above

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8 Sep 2020

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“Roof garden.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roof%20garden. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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