concrete-block love

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  • The addition is largely invisible from the street, where the sandblasted, concrete-block exterior of the bungalow blends into the neighborhood of 1950s homes.

    A New Addition

  • But it is also thanks to the funky fidelity unique to "the pit," a concrete-block room where most of the label's hits were recorded.

    Abbey Road and the Day Studio Music Died

  • Global funding partners are needed to assist us with financing latrines, water storage tanks, a vehicle, 400 feet of 10-foot high concrete-block fence, 20 bunk beds, and two generators.

    Jim Luce: Orphans International Worldwide Haiti Survives Second Shock in Jacmel

  • A simple concrete-block building, tagged with a crawl of graffiti, covers the entrance to a ventilation shaft designed to feed air into nearby silver mines.

    Mass grave in Taxco, Mexico, is largest discovered in violent drug wars

  • I scuffed up the jacket on the concrete-block wall in the cellar, stained it with some drippings from Effie's rump roast and gave it to WC, with the grave words, “Jackets like these were worn by warriors who preserved our freedoms.”

    In Search of Harvey (Chapter One)

  • When Napoa came seeking her deliverance, the faithful gathered with the prayer warriors for three days at the yellow concrete-block Presbyterian church.

    Spellbound

  • They were bolted to the inside of concrete-block walls—no way in except to cut them with a torch, and the Hochners would see the first spit of a spark.

    Naked Cruelty

  • The cells mostly have concrete-block fronts with heavy metal doors in the middle, all of them ovens in this heat.

    Blood Men

  • A metal I-69 highway sign hung on the beige-painted concrete-block wall behind his desk, detailed route maps covered another, and a tall file cabinet full of records sat in one corner.

    Interstate 69

  • The city is now a checkerboard of neighborhoods walled off from one another by giant concrete-block dividers installed by American troops in an effort to keep Iraqis from killing one another, a phenomenon born from ethnic and religious differences which have violently come to a head in the aftermath of the U. S.-led invasion and occupation of Iraq in 2003.

    So This Is What Victory Looks Like?

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