street floor

street floor

1. In a building, that floor which is nearest to street level; usually not more than a half story above or below street level; often the main floor of the building.
2. To qualify as a street floor under certain codes in the US, the floor level may not be more than 21 in. above or more than 12 in. below grade level at the main entrance.
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How did he end up begging on the street floor? Maybe he lost his job?
We subsisted, and were tremendously grateful to be in America, though we lived through hell and high water (literally, we had to evacuate through a street floor window into a canoe).
The building and its street floor interior are designated landmarks of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, and confirmed by the New York City Board of Estimate.
thousands?) of works deployed across a truly astonishing expanse of Greenwich Street floor space.
The street floor will be rented to commercial firms, Alterman said.
"Within five minutes after the fire was first seen in the basement room, it had traversed the entire street floor of the main building and had passed to the entrance to the Broadway Lounge."
This sterile quality is totally absent at street level, where the escalators emerge under glass canopies which rise out of the street floor with great elegance and smoothness.
the cooler street floor? Was the Maple Leaf Club even open during the
"The only reason to be on a street floor is to offer services that people walking in off the street would want," Shapiro said.
lighting stands, cables and marking tapes are installed on the ground in conjunction with street floor work and cable mapping.