Definitions

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  • adj. of or relating to British universities founded in the late 19th century or the 20th century

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Examples

  • In December 2008, the modest one-story red-brick home where he lived for eight years in the 1950s, as his fame began to soar, was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

    Chuck Berry Suffered From Exhaustion Before Chicago Show, Agent Says

  • If the sale to Mr. Chetrit closes, it will mark the end of control by an ownership group led by three Hungarian families who bought the red-brick building in 1946.

    Hotel Chelsea's New Proprietor

  • The renovation of the Hotel Chelsea's exterior, renowned for its Queen Anne architecture, red-brick facade and black cast-iron balconies, is limited by its landmark status.

    Hotel Chelsea Set for a Redo

  • To the east there's the headquarters of fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg , a red-brick building sprouting a flagrantly modern, prismatic glass atrium.

    'Great Theater' on the High Line

  • It was consistent with the generally dismal condition of the 50-year-old Ward 8 building, a tired, red-brick structure touched only at the margins by the $1 billion wave of modernization and reconstruction that transformed many schools under former Mayor Adrian M.

    Librarian at D.C.'s Ballou High scrambles for books

  • Either way, says Elliott Sclar , an urban planning professor at Columbia University, Columbus Square is a signature development of our time, just as the red-brick slab towers surrounding the site were once the vanguard of mid-20th century urban development.

    Luxury Project on Columbus Stirs Up Area

  • The Catholic liberal arts college, which counts Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas among its alumni, has an Old World feel with its wrought-iron gates, red-brick buildings surrounded by steep staircases and Jesuit cemetery in the middle of the campus.

    Legacy of hope: Two friends made it cool to be smart at Ballou. But what happened after they left?

  • Once past the entrance, Parkway looks like many other solidly built, red-brick Arlington neighborhoods constructed from the early 1940s to the early 1960s.

    Where We Live: Arlington's Parkway neighborhood, tiny and tucked away

  • Still, from the outside, nothing seems amiss with the red-brick church, with limestone columns framing a pair of entrances, arched windows and a large cupola.

    From Pews to Prescriptions

  • "She's got a lot of courage showing up here," Mr. Keefe told more than 300 workers packed into the Cranston Portuguese Club, a low-slung building surrounded by red-brick factories, as Ms. Raimondo arrived for the meeting with state union employees in May.

    Softer Approach on Pension Problems

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