Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of skywalk.

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Examples

  • Cities across the nation have taken to building what are called skywalks-enclosed pedestrian flyovers, climate controlled of course-connecting all the buildings in their downtowns.

    I'm A Stranger Here Myself

  • Notwithstanding the opposition from some citizens 'groups who have termed the skywalks monstrous and hideous, the concept that vehicles and humans be kept apart to improve the flow of traffic and pedestrians, and most importantly, to ensure the safety of the latter, is universally accepted.

    Analysis

  • With few sidewalks and little room for the growing masses of walkers, city officials are looking to beat the pedestrian congestion by building overhead "skywalks" to bring people above the street.

    Planetizen - Urban Planning, Design and Development Network

  • Calgary felt exactly like a cross between Dallas and Minneapolis: oil companies, friendly humble people, an emphasis on beef in the cuisine, and skywalks.

    11/16/08: Month go voom

  • A ribbony infrastructure coiling and recoiling around the city, spiraling around tower blocks and zigzagging down skyscrapers; an eco-progeny of Brutalist skyways, skybridges and skywalks.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • The megacomplex is defined by a ring of eight 21-story towers, each with an upper-floor promenade and lounge, plus skywalks that connect to adjacent buildings.

    Beijing's Skywalk-Linked Megacomplex a City Within a City

  • Gabriella Hawk limped though the skywalks of The Hall.

    365 tomorrows » 2006 » June : A New Free Flash Fiction SciFi Story Every Day

  • Once I finish these tiles, I'm going to do a downtown/financial district block with tall office buildings and skywalks, always loved the looks of those.

    MINI WARGAMING: Jav-98's 6mm Sci-fi Startown!

  • I have and it sucks. tearing down the skywalks in a City with freezing winters, and investing every dollar you can downtown and putting as little as possible into neighborhoods, families, schools, social services and healthcare is killing this city.

    Bortz: I Would Never Disrespect Citizens

  • Lie on the skywalks of train stations with their oily feathers spit

    martinaa Diary Entry

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