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superblock

A larger than usual residential block, having no through traffic.
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The students, all from Year Six, presented their own innovative designs on the superblock using architectural drawings and physical models.
The subsequent failure of Lexington Square Partners LLC's ambitious redevelopment plan, referred to as the Superblock, also forced the city to reconsider its redevelopment strategy.
Barcelona's superblock concept takes nine square blocks of the city where large vehicles such as buses and lorries are prohibited while small vehicles may enter at very low speeds, under 10 mph, in one-way loops.
The Sunni Decision Alliance has already voiced its mistrust of the Shiite "superblock" and so have small groups of Sunni and Kurdish politicians, in addition to Ammar Al Hakim, a Shiite heavyweight and former Iranian protege who now leads the Hikma Alliance.
Manhattan developer iStar Financial is seeking more than $100 million from the City of Long Beach.<br />According to iStar, which filed a lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court Wednesday, the city "failed to meet its contractual obligation to provide specifically agreed-upon support" for a proposed Superblock project.<br />The developer wanted to invest as much as $336 million into the controversial mixed-use project.
It features a unique design that is cohesive and blends with the overall design of the Ayala Center Cebu Superblock.
Thai electricity distributor Superblock plans to invest 30 billion baht ($884 million) in 2015 on expanding its solar power business at home and abroad, it said.
Deparaffinization and antigen retrieval were accomplished as noted above, and sections were blocked in Superblock T20 (#37516; Thermo Scientific, Waltham, MA, USA).
Storbeck was under the impression that the Superblock, which is the name for the first 200 townhouses that were built at Westhaven in the late 1990s, would be redeveloped as mixed-income soon after he moved in.