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Twenty-eight years ago the Los Angeles LGBT Center moved from a rather dilapidated old motel and into a newly renovated 4,400-square-foot building in Hollywood.
PASSING THE BATON, LORRI JEAN TO EXIT AS LA LGBT CENTER CEOBRODY LEVESQUEJANUARY 28, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
The mansion where the main characters lived allowed me to escape my old dilapidated farmhouse for a solid 23 minutes every day.
HOW PREGNANCY BED REST HELPED PREPARE ME FOR LIFE IN A PANDEMICAILEEN WEINTRAUBJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s just a dilapidated former bed and breakfast, or so her mom tells her.
ONE GOOD THING: HOUSEBOUND IS THE PERFECT HORROR COMEDY FOR THE PERPETUALLY QUARANTINEDAJA ROMANODECEMBER 31, 2020VOX
With no fresh cash coming in, the graveyard had become a dilapidated embarrassment.
IN GLOVER PARK, AN OLD CATHOLIC CEMETERY GETS NEW LIFEJOHN KELLYDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Gómez noted that lead is still present in older, more dilapidated housing — though I would argue lead isn’t really a climate issue.
ENVIRONMENT REPORT: GÓMEZ AND JACOBS ON THE GREEN NEW DEAL, CLIMATE INJUSTICE AND MOREMACKENZIE ELMEROCTOBER 12, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
There was a window on each side of the dilapidated entrance, and one story above; but no light was visible.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
The cheapest cigars in New York are dispensed by dilapidated Chinamen, who have little stands about the streets and markets.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
We were admitted by the keeper, who lives in the dilapidated but delightfully picturesque half-timbered gatehouse.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
And yet at this dilapidated old inn there were a number of guests who made great pretensions at style.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
There still remained several handsome old ivy-covered mansions, and many beautiful as well as picturesquely dilapidated gardens.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
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WORDS RELATED TO DILAPIDATED

  • battered
  • broken down
  • crumbling
  • decaying
  • decrepit. in ruins
  • deteriorated
  • dilapidated
  • falling apart
  • falling down
  • in disrepair
  • ramshackle
  • run-down
  • the worse for wear
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