street·​scape | \ ˈstrēt-ˌskāp How to pronounce streetscape (audio) \

Definition of streetscape

1 : the appearance or view of a street
2 : a work of art depicting a view of a street

Examples of streetscape in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The man accused of using his pickup to burn tire marks across a gay-pride streetscape in Delray Beach on Tuesday moved to fight the charges against him. Austen Erblat,, 5 Oct. 2021 Barrios then ran into the studios’ backlot — drawing the real standoff onto a fake New York City streetscape. Kevin Rector, Los Angeles Times, 30 Sep. 2021 Built in 1974, Brookwood Village later had a $35 million remodeling in the late 1990s, which added a streetscape with dining, and underwent a $20 million renovation after Cypress Equities bought the 816,000-square-foot mall in 2015. William Thornton |, al, 28 Sep. 2021 In a step toward keeping one of the more popular outcomes of the pandemic, San Francisco officials voted Monday to advance legislation keeping outdoor parklets as part of the city’s streetscape. Chronicle Staff, San Francisco Chronicle, 13 June 2021 Below is a selection of the most notable next big things, hopefully coming soon to a streetscape near you., 13 Sep. 2021 The 35,000-square-foot business has a lavish decor that simulates an urban streetscape. William Thornton |, al, 12 Mar. 2021 This year will also mark the debut of an immersive river display and a New York City streetscape at the Hudson Valley location, while the Long Island site will have an 80-foot circus train and sea monster. Rachel Chang, Travel + Leisure, 14 Sep. 2021 Standing outside the station and holding his smartstream up to eye level, Amaka overlaid a live virtual route map onto the surrounding streetscape. Wired, 1 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of streetscape

1833, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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12 Oct 2021

Cite this Entry

“Streetscape.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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