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  • n. Plural form of frontage.


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  • It ranges from Philadelphia classicist John Blatteau's exquisite pavillion at PNC Bank's Dupont Circle complex here to the Rue de Laeken in Brussels, where a pleasing streetscape of low-rise frontages replaced a 1960s office tower.

    The Bias Against Tradition

  • "Your differentiation between the two frontages on Chambers and Reade streets in my judgment is the right balance… I think this is a very strong infill building."

    Making Hotel Look Historic

  • This one is striking and unsettling enough as a poster, but it's also being, er, exhibited on the frontages of taxi cabs all over Edinburgh, which is a piece of inappropriateness that has made Lawrence inordinately proud.

    Paste masters: the art of the Edinburgh fringe poster

  • In a section on designing retail frontages, the authors declare themselves against fussiness -- but the example they use, from a New Urbanist development, is a storefront that is overwhelmed with cuteness (overhanging lamps, exposed cast iron beams, awnings, etc.).

    Frank Gruber: Half a Bridge: A Review of "The Smart Growth Manual" by Andres Duany and Jeff Speck with Mike Lydon

  • It essentially informs us that the Ministry for Culture and Communication and the company of Phalsbourg, patrons of the operation, are restoring the frontages of the two concerned buildings.

    2008 July « One Size Fits One

  • In an Asda scheme proposed for a former gas works in east Barnet, north London, the apartments were to be accessed from the basement car park and along frontages adjacent to store parking entrances.

    Move towards Tesco-towns 'puts communities at risk'

  • Now, we're almost at 100th, passing those two towers with their unrented frontages and, on the east side of the street, the classic façade of the old Metro movie house, closed to build one tower, and still empty.

    Tom Engelhardt: Economic Dirty Bomb Goes Off in New York

  • Le Duc de Fitzjames does not look pleased as his cavalry returns to their own lines these are mostly RSM figures from Der Alte Fritz's collection used in his conventional games at 1:30, but the frontages of the stands are the same as in BAR, so we were able to use these units in our game.

    Minden Pictures - Part I

  • It had radial street pattern, reserves and gardens, wide avenues, useful laneways, street frontages and park-like setting.

    Garden Cities

  • He also says that the Anglo-Scandinavian town of the ninth and tenth centuries relied on trade, and that the street frontages were cleared of Roman rubble because they were the most valued as commercial premises.

    Chester in the seventh century: surviving infrastructure


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