Examples of tenement in a Sentence
an exhibit of pictures showing the tenements of the New York City neighborhood of Hell's Kitchen during the 1920s
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And many of them were stuck in tenements in large eastern cities.
Amanda is the Southern Belle mother, torn from a resplendent past to a St. Louis tenement, left to raise two children when her charmer of a husband takes off.
Deadly fires ripped through the tenements in the poorest and most underserved neighborhoods, wreaking havoc and taxing city resources.
To make good on the 50-year-old promise, the city’s Department of Housing compiled records of tenants who lived in the tenements demolished in the late 1960s and early 1970s, supplemented by names from former residents like Mr. Delgado.
Thanks to Roman Tatarowicz’s realistic tenement set, Shon Causer’s abruptly diminishing lighting, and Christopher Colucci’s spooky sound design, this production gets the visuals and the sonic ambience right.
The tenements came down, but the fight over what to do next continued.
Many, such as Hurtado from Colombia, have found jobs working illegally on building sites or in agriculture, while living in overcrowded tenements.
And while Berlin, Gershwin and others rose up from the tenements of Manhattan’s Lower East Side, Green grew up in material comfort on Long Island Sound.
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