town·​home | \ ˈtau̇n-ˌhōm How to pronounce townhome (audio) \

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The oldest property, Chateau Dupre, off Westheimer near South Voss, contains units up to three bedrooms as well as townhomes. Katherine Feser, Houston Chronicle, "Photo tour: Houston's award winning apartments," 13 June 2019 For nearly 60 years, Hovnanian Enterprises has built condos, townhomes and single-home communities in the Northeast, West and South. David Lyons,, "Hovnanian Enterprises looks for larger slice of Florida homebuilding pie," 14 Mar. 2018 Bulldoze a few older houses and replace them with two dozen or so townhomes. Bill Torpy, ajc, "Torpy at Large: ‘Homes from the $500s!’ So, where do regular folks go?," 20 June 2018 Sales of townhomes and condos fell 6.4 percent in May, with 675 properties selling at a median price of $170,000. Paul Takahashi, Houston Chronicle, "Luxury home sales stagnant even as oil prices rebound," 13 June 2018 One Sutton Place, a majestic Georgian townhome overlooking the East River, was designed in 1920 by Mott Schmidt for Anne Vanderbilt. Maya Mcdowell, House Beautiful, "The 1920s New York Mansion of the Vanderbilts Is for Sale," 2 Feb. 2019 Any winner who isn’t over 55—or just doesn’t want to relocate—will instead get a townhome in a separate community or $150,000 cash. Megan Friedman, Country Living, "‘Wheel of Fortune’ Is Giving Away a House in Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville," 23 Oct. 2018 During that discussion, the suspect - who lives in a townhome nearby - stepped out of his car and pulled out a gun, ordering the other man out of his own car. Alyson Ward, Houston Chronicle, "Man shot during argument in Alief parking lot," 6 May 2018 The building itself, located on East 76th Street, blends in easily with its Upper East Side neighborhood of elegant townhomes. Madeleine Luckel, Vogue, "What’s Next in Interior Design? Just Look to This New Decorator Show House," 25 Oct. 2018

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1975, in the meaning defined above

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