principal thoroughfare

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This latter is one of the principal thoroughfares of the city, and had been very much crowded during the whole day.
The principal thoroughfare was to be Upper Dean Street, later to be called Grey Street, which would sweep through the Anderson land to join Mosley and Dean streets.
The town''s principal thoroughfare and shopping street is High Street.
Behind, clambering up the hillside, are the narrow, cobbled lanes of the old town, whose principal thoroughfare, Grand Rue, leads to the 17th century Hotel de Ville (town hall) and the arcaded armory.
Colmore Row is the principal thoroughfare of the city's core business and banking sector, where rents have recorded their highest levels.
The company also announced that ground has been broken for the project which is located on a 56-acre site at the interchange of Blue Diamond Road and Interstate 15, the principal thoroughfare connecting Southern California to Las Vegas.
The site is next to Birmingham coach station and runs between Digbeth's two principal thoroughfares, the High Street and Bradford Street.
The project is to focus on providing Abu Dhabi's waterfront, the city's parks and principal thoroughfares with a range of amenities that will improve the outdoor public environment for residents and visitors.
One Parker Street resident, Mr Saunders, penned an irksome letter in 1875 highlighting an issue with public health: "May I call your attention to a most abominable nuisance which is existing in our principal thoroughfares and which is a source of unpleasantness to the neighbours, besides being detrimental to health; namely the obnoxious gas penetrating from a sewer in the middle of the road through a small grid situated at the corner of Parker Street and Leigh Street.
I was in Jeddah recently, for example, and drove the entire length of the Corniche - among other principal thoroughfares - in search of building sites for the 16 future hotels we had been officially told were confirmed.
World-renown retail operations now line its principal thoroughfares.
The 20-story office building is located at the intersection of the city's two principal thoroughfares, McCarter Highway and Raymond Boulevard.

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