dead window

blank window, blind window, false window

1. A recess in an external wall, having the external appearance of a window.
2. A window, which has been sealed off but is still visible.
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CALLOUS thugs raided the apartment of a dead window cleaner as he lay in a funeral home.
It would create a further dead window frontage and exacerbate existing levels of noise and smells to the detriment of nearby residents.
The elevation fronting Clayton Street is an anonymous facade featuring blank, dead windows looking out from its upper floors which, together with its unpleasant lift-style entrance at the western end of Clayton Street, is a statement of architectural bankruptcy.
Doing so transforms the formerly dead windows into useful display shelves bursting with character.