cement city

cement city

n. a cemetery. I’m too young to end up in cement city.
See also: cement, city
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Adnan and countless others have grabbed pens, markers, spray paint and pieces of coal and turned cement city walls into their personal canvasses.
After a history of conflict and mismanaged urban construction, Hamad said, much of Beirut has turned into a cement city, with little regard for aesthetics or planned architecture.
He had lived in the bairros de canico with his black mother until he was six and then moved into the cement city to be educated and raised by his white father and stepmother.
Through piecemeal articulation of legislation that cumulatively became known as the indigenato, the municipal and colonial government sorted out Mozambique's population by status and race parallel to the process of centering and securing the cement city, while simultaneously disadvantaging and blurring the bairros de canico.
Portugal's conquest and high colonial dominance were quite literally cast in stone in the political heart of the cement city.
They revealed that rents in the cement city ranged from lows of 750$ per month in the Alto Mae neighborhood to 3,000$ a month in the exclusive Sommerschield and Polana neighborhoods.
This development continues to cement City & Northern's position within the North-East as a major player within the commercial property market, following on from other recent developments, including the pounds 45m Gateshead Quays project, Baltic Place.
Lillian, 75, still lives in a colliery house in a former pit village known to locals as Cement City.
Matt Richardson, a dockworker from Cement City, Mich.
Forty residents over 60 in Clubmoor's Lark Hill area of Liverpool and St Helens' Cement City in Parr have had new central heating, insulation, double glazing and low energy light bulbs installed.