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usually as modifier The central part of a city between the downtown and uptown areas.‘a huge midtown apartment’
- ‘Anyway, she works out in a midtown gym, and sources say the former faux glamour gal looks better than ever.’
- ‘Just a few days ago, the Detroit Free Press published statistics on the income of residents of the city's midtown area.’
- ‘The setting of the poem is a midtown bar where the poet sits musing dispiritedly about the onset of WWII.’
- ‘Sprinting to the midtown office of a friend, I knew the race was on.’
- ‘Unbearably smitten, Oscar flees his father's Thanksgiving party to drown his sorrows in a midtown bar.’
- ‘Jody named a rival restaurateur, a successful meat mogul who owned several midtown steakhouses.’
- ‘At the time it was the largest deal ever done in London's midtown area.’
- ‘Except for a slightly angled roof that glints on the west end, it looks like it might have been part of this midtown neighborhood for some time.’
- ‘The church building is located in the historic midtown section of the city.’
- ‘Martz leaves her midtown office and walks five minutes to her apartment.’
- ‘And then I remembered David, my former student who I'd run into in midtown three weeks earlier.’
- ‘Tonight, though, Lauren and I gazed upon you at your midtown location while we studied for the bar.’
- ‘My new office is on Park Avenue, in the midtown area.’
- ‘Folks on their way to work stride down a midtown block in silent competition with all the other fast walkers.’
- ‘The site is adjacent to Times Square and within the midtown business district.’
- ‘The gallery remained a key midtown venue until she retired in 1995 and closed the space.’
- ‘The midtown facility will reopen in September with a show from the permanent collection.’
- ‘On one of my first visits, I lingered for an hour or so in the lounge with a group of more or less stodgy midtown friends.’
- ‘Very opposite in style and feel is the Vogel garden in the midtown business area of the city.’
- ‘I have also noticed that in midtown office buildings, men will step aside for women to both enter and exit elevators ahead of them.’
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