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n. a roadway in an urban area, owned and maintained by the municipality for public use. A private road cannot be a street.

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STREET. A road in a village or city. In common parlance the word street is equivalent to highway. 4 Serg. & Rawle, 108.
     2. A permission to the public for the space of eight, or even of six years, to use a street without bar or impediment, is evidence from which a dedication to the public maybe inferred. 11 East, R. 376; See 2 N. Hamp. 513; 4 B. & A. 447; 3 East, R. 294; 1 Law Intell. 134; 2 Smith's Lead. Cas. 94, n.; 2 Pick. R. 162; 2 Verm. R. 480; 5 Taunt. R. 125; S. C. 1 E. C. L. R. 34; 4 Camp. R. 169; 1 Camp. R. 260: 7 B. & C. 257; S. C. 14 E. C. L. R. 39; 5 B & Ald. 454; S. C. 7 E. C. L. R. 159; 1 Blackf. 44; 2 Wend. 472; 8 Wend. 85; 11 Wend. 486; 6 Pet. 431; 1 Paige, 510; and the article Dedication.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Cornelia Parker's quirky A Meteorite Lands on Birmingham's Bullring, 2002, A-Z Street Directory is also featured.
As well, I present some specific ideas for meaningful map lessons using the local page from a street directory.
According to Kelly's Street Directory of 1936, the building was formerly Dolman's Horse Repository and was occupied by Henry Dolman, cartowner.
The Cardiff Street Directory for 1855 tells us that some of the residents of Frederick Street were John Dodds, a cow-keeper and milkman, William Hume, deputy govenor of Cardiff Prison, Rowland Harris, a veterinary surgeon, Michael Furtwangler, a clock maker, and Mary Powell, a dress maker.
I WONDER if anyone can help me regarding a street directory of Newlands Road, Jesmond, Newcastle, for the year 1923 as a friend in the south of England thought I may be able to help being a City of Newcastle Freeman.
On show will be a burial index for Attleborough 1893 - 1946, memorial inscriptions 1842 - 1946 and a Nuneaton, Attleborough, Chilvers Coton, Bedworth, Exhall, 1912/13 street directory listing each head of household and occupation.
During about 1958, the directors told me I was to start a Sydney Street Directory. That was all the detailed instructions I received!
As the cabbie struggled to find Heston on his sophisticated electronic map system, 46-year-old Mr Letwin came to the rescue with his battered A to Z street directory.