town·​home | \ˈtau̇n-ˌhōm \

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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 The townhome wasn’t formally on the market, but was shopped around off-market, according to Mr. Parks’ website. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "Bradley Cooper Quietly Buys NYC Townhouse for $13.5 Million," 5 Oct. 2018 Heavily armed agents, some in bulletproof vests and brandishing long guns, could be seen entering an upscale townhome complex near Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Russ Bynum And Brendan Farrington, Fox News, "Sheriff: Gunman kills 2, then himself at video game tourney," 27 Aug. 2018 So a family of two making less than $110,250 would qualify for a middle-income unit, which could be either rental apartments or for-sale condos or townhomes. David Garrick,, "New incentive aims to spur construction of housing for middle-income residents," 31 May 2018 Other homes in the area are selling to developers who are building condos and townhomes on the large lots, most of which are more than an acre. Heather Leighton, Houston Chronicle, "Renovation of $2.2 million Houston home doubles square footage," 24 Apr. 2018 Investigators believed Mirack knew the person who killed her, as there was no sign of forced entry into her townhome in Greenfield Estates, Lancaster Online reported. Nicole Darrah, Fox News, "Suspected killer of Christy Mirack charged 25 years later in Pennsylvania," 25 June 2018 The center is walking distance to the East Shore neighborhood, which has upscale townhomes along Lake Woodlands. Katherine Feser, Houston Chronicle, "Wulfe & Co. breaks ground on retail-office project in The Woodlands," 21 Feb. 2018 Built in 1999 and 2002, the townhomes were 94 percent occupied at the time of sale. Mary Shanklin,, "Almost a third of Orlando homes sell within a week, Realtors find," 16 June 2017

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1975, in the meaning defined above

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