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high-rise

A building having a large number of floors, usually constructed where land costs are high.
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The new 407 unit, luxury high-rise apartment community will offer studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments, and penthouse floor plans.
Fine Gael TD Olivia Mitchell said this incident shows the dangers of high-rise apartments in exposed areas.
Regents Park won Best High-Rise Apartments and Best Landscaping for High-Rise Apartments.
A fire started by a suspected arson attack ripped through a high-rise apartment building south of Paris early yesterday killing at least 14 people, three of them children.
Today's demolition is part of a multi-million euro regeneration programme for the area which will concentrate on giving families houses rather than high-rise apartment blocks.
But today, the elites drive Audis and BMWs, live in well-appointed high-rise apartment buildings and party into the night at karaoke clubs.
Residents in South Hylton are campaigning against plans by Miller Homes to build four high-rise apartment blocks on Hylton Bank.
These risks vary from taverns and bars, to professional liability, high-rise apartment buildings, or even fireworks manufacturers.
Lutz's story certainly punches holes in the illusion that apartments with secure locks on the doors in high-rise apartment buildings in New York City offer safety for the single woman.
Another FEMA official pointed out to me that even the attack on the World Trade Center has parallels with other incidents involving aircraft crashing into buildings, albeit accidentally, including high-rise apartment houses and, during the 1940s, New York's Empire State Building.
And a favoute of mine was Yamakasi, an action-packed film from France about seven young children who invent a new sport to be played amid the high-rise apartment complex they live in.
The Japanese government agreed to build 330 houses and apartments, including two high-rise apartment buildings containing 136 apartments, in the Sada district of Camp Zukeran in central Okinawa.