roof garden


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

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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,, "Prominent businessman on San Antonio’s East Side was both lawbreaker and benefactor," 8 June 2019 The 50-acre project includes two luxury hotels, office towers and apartment buildings with amenities such as roof gardens and fitness centers. Arian Campo-flores, WSJ, "Former Hedge-Fund Titan and Bill Gates Are Betting Billions on Tampa," 4 Dec. 2018 Umbrellas cool down the roof garden and cheerily colored chairs enliven the space. Adele Chapin, Condé Nast Traveler, "The 10 Best Rooftop Bars in Washington, D.C.," 12 July 2018 Engineer David Friedman said the installation of a roof garden and other structures on top of the terminal likely added new stress to the beams. Fox News, "Second cracked beam found at $2B San Francisco's 'Grand Central'," 28 Sep. 2018 Note the red leather sofas and whisky crate side tables before stepping on onto the roof garden, where high wooden walls and comfy benches make a perfect, secret garden-esque setting for that muddled fruit sundowner. Paul Oswell, Condé Nast Traveler, "10 Best Rooftop Bars in Charleston," 26 Apr. 2018 The plan is for the structure to house shops and restaurants and be topped with a roof garden and bar. Alex Bazeley, Curbed, "Playful shopping mall designed by Will Alsop to be built in Kenya," 10 July 2018

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First Known Use of roof garden

1895, in the meaning defined above

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