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

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Fifty-eight townhomes are planned for the Tennyson Street site. Andrew Kenney, The Denver Post, "After Tom’s Diner controversy, Denver leaders reconsider historic landmark law," 4 Sep. 2019 Originally, Drees proposed building 42 upscale, paired townhomes on 16 acres. Bob Sandrick,, "Mystery continues over why Drees Homes dropped parcel from Broadview Heights townhome development," 3 Sep. 2019 Len Cook, a retired professor with a doctorate in music from Stanford, bought five townhomes in the late 1970s and early 80s as investment properties. Louis Hansen, The Mercury News, "Bay Area home sales retreat with trade, stock market volatility," 29 Aug. 2019 The bodies of the family were discovered after prominent Atlanta surgeon Christopher Edwards, father to Chris and Erin, requested Cobb police conduct a welfare check at his ex-wife’s Vinings townhome. Christian Boone, ajc, "Family in Vinings murder-suicide recalled as ‘embodiment of love’," 28 Aug. 2019 In 1989, Wexner purchased the 21,000-square foot Manhattan townhome for $13.2 million – the highest recorded sale for that type of property at the time, according to the New York Times. Jessie Balmert,, "How Ohio's richest man was connected to Jeffrey Epstein, financier turned sex offender," 10 July 2019 Their bodies were found at around 6 p.m. on Wednesday, People reports, while authorities were conducting a welfare check on a Cobb County townhome, 11Alive notes. Breanna Edwards, Essence, "Georgia Mother Kills Herself, 2 Adult Children," 23 Aug. 2019 In the works for more than a decade, the plans also include a cluster of 80 townhomes, about 200 condos, a 2-acre park and two hotels. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Lawsuit filed against Chula Vista over Otay Ranch development," 19 Aug. 2019 The townhomes, according to a city staff report, also would improve motorist sightlines because the development would reconfigure the driveways and require removal of fencing and landscaping currently on the plot where the homes are proposed to go. Hillary Davis, Daily Pilot, "Newport Beach council to take a look at townhouse project proposed in Santa Ana Heights," 9 Aug. 2019

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1975, in the meaning defined above

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