tenement house

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Noun1.Tenement house - a run-down apartment house barely meeting minimal standardstenement house - a run-down apartment house barely meeting minimal standards
apartment building, apartment house - a building that is divided into apartments
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He stood in front of a gloomy tenement house. It was night-time, in the East End of London, and before him stood Margey, a little factory girl of fifteen.
Under the gateway of the extremely ugly tenement house, which hides the Pavilion and the garden from the street, the wife of the porter was waiting with her arms akimbo.
The view of ships lying moored in some of the older docks of London has always suggested to my mind the image of a flock of swans kept in the flooded backyard of grim tenement houses. The flatness of the walls surrounding the dark pool on which they float brings out wonderfully the flowing grace of the lines on which a ship's hull is built.
It is a troublesome rent to collect, but on the other hand there is no expenditure for repairs or sanitation, which are not considered necessary in tenement houses. Our friend has to walk three miles to his work and three miles back.
In rapid succession we passed through the fringe of fashionable London, hotel London, theatrical London, literary London, commercial London, and, finally, maritime London, till we came to a riverside city of a hundred thousand souls, where the tenement houses swelter and reek with the outcasts of Europe.
Eddie Garcia suffers heart attack on set !-- -- Ricky Lo (The Philippine Star) - June 9, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Nobody shouted "Cut!" when Eddie Garcia collapsed on the set of a GMA adventure-series at a tenement house in Tondo, Manila, yesterday morning.
Two new locations joining in this year are the Tenement House in Glasgow and Barry Mill, a water mill in Carnoustie.
(4) In fact, the separation of the mikvah from the bathhouse in favor of private bathrooms at home, and individual mikvah cubicles in specially purposed facilities, are twentieth century phenomena linked, in New York City, to demographics and developments in tenement house legislation.
The Progressives and the Slums: Tenement House Reform in New York City, 1890-1917.
Walsh and luridly lighted by Sarah Lurie, that consists of an inspiring view of an overscaled Statue of Liberty holding the torch of liberty over the harbor --and the front stoop and back alley of the tenement house that will be their first home.