vacant lot


: a piece of land that is not being used
The children played in the vacant lot between the two buildings.

Examples of vacant lot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The next night, Eberhart and I were parked between a hamburger joint and a vacant lot prowled by feral cats. Paige Williams, The New Yorker, 18 Mar. 2024 One of those properties was a vacant lot in the Child’s Park neighborhood of south St. Petersburg. Ben Wieder, Miami Herald, 26 Jan. 2024 The business would close after 6pm making the vacant lot a perfect choice for a pop-up food operation. Kyle Russell, USA TODAY, 17 Jan. 2024 Get the data Tony Atwater had been hoping to keep a vacant lot that had been in his family for generations. Ben Wieder, Miami Herald, 26 Jan. 2024 CalMatters When Sacramento changed its plan to demolish a homeless encampment on a vacant lot on Colfax Street, instead offering the homeless occupants a lease, activists and camp residents celebrated it as a win. Calmatters, The Mercury News, 12 Mar. 2024 Buying a vacant lot offers the chance to build a home on your own terms. Michael Kolomatsky, New York Times, 7 Mar. 2024 That vacant lot now covers one of the more prominent pieces of undeveloped land in the area. Chase Jordan, Charlotte Observer, 26 Jan. 2024 Originally a cottage, duplex and an adjoining vacant lot, Hertz was brought in to wed all three into a single estate. Spencer Elliott, Forbes, 16 Feb. 2024

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“Vacant lot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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