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shop front

n (Brit) → facciata di negozio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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On one side of this wide street were high houses with wonderful shop fronts, and on the other was an old church and churchyard, surrounded by iron palisades.
The inhabitants were all doing well, it seemed and all emulously hoping to do better still, and laying out the surplus of their grains in coquetry; so that the shop fronts stood along that thoroughfare with an air of invitation, like rows of smiling saleswomen.
The construction work, which started on Monday, will see the existing shop front fascia removed and taken back to structural openings before the eventual installation of a traditional shop front "befitting the building's history and heritage".
A BUSINESS owner whose shop front collapsed injuring four people, including two young children, said he had fears about the state of the building.
A HAIRDRESSERS has been badly damaged after reports that a car ploughed into the shop front.
Even though it is not possible to refresh every shop front, the collective impact will transform the town and encourage more people to visit the many independent retailers here in Ironbridge."
Devastated Harjinder Atwal, owner of the Hobs Road-based shop, said the raiders had destroyed the shop front during the 4am heist.
Half of the small-paned shop window had been removed to accommodate the cash machine which had 'disrupted and unbalanced the traditional appearance of the shop front' whilst the cash machine itself was a 'bulky, inelegant and alien feature'.
"The existing shop front has character but due to neglect the timbers are rotten and beyond repair therefore we propose to remove the shop front and replace with new windows and doors which will match those on the adjoining dwellings."
The design guide states: "The council has identified that a traditional approach to shop front design is appropriate for the conservation-led regeneration of Coatsworth Road.
The store is one of the venues taking part in the Shop Front Festival - part of the build-up prgramme for UK City of Culture 2021.