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catty-corner

  (American) also catty-cornered (American)
in a direction from one corner of a square to the opposite, far corner (often + to ) Catty-corner to the theatre, there's a drugstore.
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It had history, character, and a strategic location in the heart of the city--it faced the old opera house, flanked the famous rue Catinat of French colonial days, and sat catty-cornered from the government press filing center.
It faces the alley from the patio, sort of catty-cornered from the Legacy Building," he said.
I never in my life thought that - literally, catty-cornered from my house - a 12-story building could go in.
Instead of a sterile suburban location, AutoZone Park--fronted by a 40-foot statue of a baseball player about to swing--is at the city's heart, catty-cornered from the famed Peabody Hotel where the ducks walk to the lobby fountain each day.
Catty-cornered to the genius (as is so often the case) stands Eros, his penis broken off.
Catty-cornered to the hotel are the Parliament building and the Monument of the Unknown Soldier, guarded round the clock by gaily dressed evzones, much-photographed at each hour's changing of the guard.