Block

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Block

A segment of a town or city surrounded by streets and avenues on at least three sides and usually occupied by buildings, though it may be composed solely of vacant lots. The section of a city enclosed by streets that is described by a map which indicates how a portion of land will be subdivided.

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Baglan Energy Park, which has created thousands of jobs, is also home to a pounds 70m paper mill run by the Italian Sodifel group and now boasts an impressive entrance block featuring fountains and reflective glass.
The architect James West was taken to Wren's Royal Hospital in Chelsea and this visit is reflected in the elegant final design of the college with its 800ft frontage and classical entrance block with six Corinthian columns surmounted by a pediment tower and dome.
Comprising three identical strips of curved steel sheet arranged in staggered formation, the hybrid structure is cantilevered off one of the main walls of the entrance block, where it is anchored by a row of cables to a reinforced edge beam at first-storey level.
Contract notice: WE301866 New Ward Block and New Entrance Block at Altnagelvin Acute Hospital.
Hasina continues to harass Khaleda in every manner - implicating herself and her party workers in a slew of criminal cases and has even practically incarcerated her in her house by having the entrance blocked with trucks.