Slums sentence example

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  • The Senne was bricked in, and the fine boulevards du Nord, Anspach, Hainaut and Midi took the place of slums. The Bourse and the post-office are two fine modern buildings in this quarter of the city.
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  • The removal of slums and the regulation of the older parts of the town, in connexion with the construction of the two new bridges across the Danube and of the railway termini, went hand-in-hand with the extension of the town, new quarters springing up on both banks of the Danube.
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  • But back then he hadn't been dragged from a soft bed and the dream-movies of his mind to chase around the slums of his city.
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  • But the great work carried through by Mr Chamberlain for Birmingham was the municipalization of the supply of gas and water, and the improvement scheme by which slums were cleared away and forty acres laid out in new streets and open spaces.
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  • She didn't want to imagine a ten year old living in the slums, knowing his mother was reduced to prostitution to keep them alive.
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  • From that time to the present day the record of the Hungarian capital has been one of uninterrupted advance, not merely in externals, such as the removal of slums, the reconstruction of the town, the development of communications, industry and trade, and the erection of important public buildings, but also in the mental, moral and physical elevation of the inhabitants; besides another important gain from the point of view of the Hungarian statesman, namely, the progressive increase and improvement of status of the Magyar element of the population.
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  • Plans were at once made to pull down all the worst slums, and as these lay between the centre of the town and the railway station, a wide street was constructed from the centre of the town to the eastward, and on each side of it wide strips of ground were cleared to afford building sites for shops and offices.
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  • They were in the right in their policies of clearing these slums.
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  • By the 1850s, dozens of gangs thrived in the Irish slums of the major American cities.
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  • There are Dickensian slums and crime gangs, gaslit streets, a police inspector that recalls Doyle's Inspector Lestrade, and railroads.
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  • Thus in 1846, after the resignation of his seat for Dorset, he explored the slums of the metropolis, and not only gave a new impulse to the movement for the establishment of ragged schools, but was able to make it more widely beneficial.
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  • The 2003 report addresses the growing problems presented by slums in an increasingly globalized world.
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  • We are still dealing with the slums, slag-heaps, derelict land and foul rivers of the first Industrial Revolution.
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  • I would wear a cotton sari, because I wouldn't want to be conspicuous in the slums.
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  • Despite such prosperity, the tremendous economic changes left many of its urban poor living in overcrowded slums.
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  • It shows a ' before and after ' image of the new housing that would replace the existing slums.
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  • The same cannot be said for the sprawling slums of Addis Ababa.
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  • A sewerage system was built in the 1840s but notorious slums of the West Quarter remained until the 1930s.
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  • Earlier this year, our team visited Hassan's home in the crowded slums of Kampala.
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  • Farmers who gave up early have gone to urban slums.
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  • The Victorian slums were cleared away in a project which ran from 1969 for the next decade.
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  • Solly Kaye: You had massive unemployment, immense poverty, social services nowhere near what they are today, terrible slums.
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  • Go directly to the city slums wearing your best clothes.
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  • They include Mrs Sefali, who moved into one of the city's numerous illegal slums, Mirpur, 10 years ago.
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  • I would wear a cotton sari, because I would n't want to be conspicuous in the slums.
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  • Earlier this year, our team visited Hassan 's home in the crowded slums of Kampala.
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  • They include Mrs Sefali, who moved into one of the city 's numerous illegal slums, Mirpur, 10 years ago.
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  • The applause of society is but faintly audible in the slums of Whitechapel or in the squalid streets of Southwark.
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  • Every time we lift one child above the squalor of the slums?
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  • The majority no longer live in slums or substandard housing.
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  • Teenage girls in the Dhaka slums often have stark choices to make.
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  • The journey to discover the truth about Torque's past will not be easy, as you explore the city filled with vicious creatures, dangerous slums, and ghostly visions.
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  • Born in 1913, Carmen was a child of the slums of Barcelona.
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  • The dance became incredibly popular, spreading through the working class to the point where street barrel organs would inspire impromptu dances in the slums of the Argentinian melting pot.
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