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The land or property alongside a river:‘warehouses line the riverfront’[as modifier] ‘a riverfront restaurant’
- ‘Lisa jumped into her car and rushed down to the house on the riverfront.’
- ‘They were focused on harbors or riverfronts, since water transport fueled commerce.’
- ‘The city approved the foundation construction for the Villa Riva condominiums along the riverfront at 2358 Riverside Ave.’
- ‘Monet was drawn to the industrialized city of London with its bustling riverfront, which was frequently covered in nearly impenetrable fog.’
- ‘I went for a walk along the riverfront after breakfast.’
- ‘A little known fact is that almost all of the riverfront on all sides of Manhattan is actually loose dirt.’
- ‘In a significant development at its Southbank complex, Baptist Medical Center intends to almost double the size of its emergency department as well as build a clinical services center and a parking garage along the riverfront.’
- ‘There also is a six - to eight-story retail and condominium building on that side, envisioned near the riverfront, that might or might not be completed during the first phase.’
- ‘His home, an ultra modern mansion on three quarters of an acre of riverfront land in Dalkeith, was sold recently.’
- ‘The pair planned to build a billion-dollar theme park and hotel casino on the city's riverfront.’
- ‘Most artists move into the historic downtown area along the riverfront, which the community has been restoring for the past 15 years.’
- ‘The ambitious plan aims to transform a historic but neglected section of the town's riverfront into a new cultural district.’
- ‘He formed a group of civic leaders and wowed city officials with a slide show of what the downtown riverfront could look like if the rivers were exposed.’
- ‘The riverfront was quiet today, no steamers waiting to be unloaded.’
- ‘The house I'd rented for the summer was riverfront.’
- ‘Cities like Minneapolis and Memphis are avidly reclaiming their riverfronts.’
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