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

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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 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

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1975, in the meaning defined above

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