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plaza

1. an open space or square, esp in Spain or a Spanish-speaking country
2. Chiefly US and Canadian
a. a modern complex of shops, buildings, and parking areas
b. (capital when part of a name): Rockefeller Plaza

Plaza

An open square or market place having one or more levels, approached in various ways by avenues, streets, or stairs or a combination.

plaza

A public square that is usually centrally located, in Spain and in communities of Spanish heritage.
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Queens Plaza is the gateway to Queens," said EDC president Alper.
Crowne Plaza Sao Paulo (Brazil), a 217-room property with a full business center.
The east end of the cube gently skews round into the plaza and terminates in an abstract version of a portico.
They measured three different types of urban forest-defining them as Park, Plaza, and Canyon-to demonstrate how trees interact with local climate to become building blocks for improving the microclimate.
This is the second phase of the three-phase Queens Plaza Bike and Pedestrian Improvement Project.
3 billion Congestion-Relief Plan to reduce travel times by rebuilding/restoring 90 percent of the system, adding lanes to about 117 miles of existing roads, converting 20 mainline toll plazas to barrier-free Open Road Tolling, and extending I-355 south to I-80.
To make the entrance plazas more accessible and easy to identify, the entrances' stairs will be reconfigured, the planters on both sides of the steps are to be extended, and two new handicap ramps leading to the 34th Street lobby entrance and the Eighth Avenue Plaza will be installed.
Kmart signed a lease on December 7 for 140,000 square feet in One Penn Plaza, its first Midtown New York City store.
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Principal Financial Group(R) and the City of Des Moines announce three major contributors to The Principal Riverwalk project, with funds earmarked for the civic gardens, ice skating plaza, and a new community plaza.
PLAZA is aiming to establish five modern shopping centers, each with a full scale supermarket with planned locations in major Palestinian cities, creating the first Palestinian supermarket chain.
HMSHost Corporation and the New Jersey Turnpike Authority celebrate the grand opening of an enticing mix of popular restaurants at the Clara Barton (1S) and John Fenwick (1N) Service Plazas.