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  • n. Plural form of esplanade.


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  • Wright designed about a mile-and-a-half of covered walkways called esplanades to link his buildings through the groves.

    R&D Mag - News

  • The $3 billion-plus initiative includes the development of more than 50 acres of new waterfront parks, the creation of 14 new waterfront esplanades and new ferry service.

    Along the City's Waterfront, Changes Are Afoot

  • The design commission reviews hundreds of projects each year—many of which are valued at millions of dollars, such as new parks and esplanades along the East River.

    Play Ball—Get Permit Later

  • When complete, the full 85-acre park will replace abandoned piers, former parking lots and storage sheds with lawns, esplanades and water access.

    Brooklyn Heights, First 'Burb

  • Sometimes the results of concentration are more familiar: downtown entertainment districts, historic neighborhoods, waterfront esplanades, and urban parks.

    Makeshift Metropolis

  • CARTER: Right, in addition to starting the waterfront park and helping create a feasibility plan for a green way network 11 miles worth of waterfront esplanades, and off-street bike paths, and getting about $20 million to do that.

    CNN Transcript Apr 22, 2008

  • Like Ford, the United States returned to normal business and the Profit and Loss Account, and the Europeans were left with the name of Wilson written all over their towns, upon streets, avenues, esplanades, railway stations, parks and squares, to make what they could of this emasculated League he had left about among their affairs.

    The Shape of Things to Come

  • Continental watering-place, a _plage_, a kursaale, bath houses, terraces, esplanades, chic hotels and restaurants, and a whole regiment of mushroom chairs and windshields dotting its wide expanse of North Sea sand.

    The Automobilist Abroad

  • Both of these pyramids stood on raised foundations, which M. Charney calls esplanades.

    The Prehistoric World; or, Vanished races

  • The situation of most of them is very advantageous for the defence of the port, though the form of the walls, esplanades, and other imperfections which may be seen, make them very insignificant.

    What I Saw in California


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