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  • An automobile, darting out from a cross-street, caused the driver of the wagon to pull in abruptly and apply the brake.

    CHAPTER XXIII

  • I went away hastily, down a cross-street, and at the first corner I saw another tragedy.

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  • Otherwise Downtown Line is fine as a placeholder until Front or King or Adelaide or Richmond or Queen is established as the key cross-street.

    » City Council boards the DRL bandwagon • Spacing Toronto • understanding the urban landscape

  • Caithe meanwhile stood at the corner of the building, peering down the cross-street.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Down the hill from Tombeau's tent, on the unpaved, easily flooded cross-street numbered Delmas 33, the lower floor of a two-story with dingy, cracked yellow walls and possibly working plumbing rents for $1,250 a month – payable in a lump-sum of $15,000 for the year.

    Haiti Housing Prices Rival New York, LA

  • For Manhattan, a place where evening matters more than morning, that special day comes on Saturday, May 30th this year, one of only two occasions when the Sun sets in exact alignment with the Manhattan grid, fully illuminating every single cross-street for the last fifteen minutes of daylight.

    Manhattanhenge 2009

  • The networking business The Hub has brought to this cross-street a Zen-like breath of cooperative innovation, with a constant stream of real, otherwise unconnected people actually talking to each other and working together.

    Phil Bronstein: Is the Next Hot Social Media Site 'Real Life?'

  • Got maybe an inch and a half, and showers still in the forecast The little creek down the road overflowed enough to stop traffic on the cross-street next to it.

    Archive 2010-06-01

  • For Manhattan, a place where evening matters more than morning, that special day comes on Thursday, May 29h this year, one of only two occasions when the Sun sets in exact alignment with the Manhattan grid, fully illuminating every single cross-street for the last fifteen minutes of daylight.

    Manhattanhenge « Isegoria

  • However, it is the sense you get walking into the cross-street pattern that produces the strongest effect, and there is a thriving neighbourhood there to suggest that maybe this is a shared characteristic of place, rather than my own quirkiness.

    Olympic Line (short) closure notice « Stephen Rees's blog

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