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In 2016, the city agreed to purchase a downtown high-rise, but it now sits vacant, because of asbestos violations, costing taxpayers about $18,000 a day.
MORNING REPORT: HOTEL WORKERS WANT THEIR JOBS BACKVOICE OF SAN DIEGOSEPTEMBER 8, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
For weeks, city leaders have been reeling over the hundreds of millions of dollars it could take to fix or walk away from the downtown high rise that has for months sat vacant.
CITY IS HALTING RENT PAYMENTS ON 101 ASH ST.LISA HALVERSTADTSEPTEMBER 2, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Meanwhile, on the windward side, the mover may have exposed a formerly interior penguin to the boundary by leaving his old spot vacant.
MATH OF THE PENGUINSSUSAN D'AGOSTINOAUGUST 17, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
There are of course plenty of theories as to why so many storefronts in New York are vacant.
WHY RENT CONTROL DOESN’T WORK (EP. 373 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 12, 2020FREAKONOMICS
There’s a lot of vacant industrial space that could easily house tens of thousands of units.
WHY RENT CONTROL DOESN’T WORK (EP. 373 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 12, 2020FREAKONOMICS
He deposited it on the vacant seat, clambered up behind the wheel, and started.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
About seven months ago the governor presented Juan de Miranda for a ración that was vacant.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
I didn't like to be done; the man urged me to occupy one place that was yet vacant; my evil genius prompted me to do so.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Goodell lighted another cigarette and nonchalantly seated himself in the vacant chair.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
As soon as any become vacant, I shall take care to provide for them as speedily as possible, as your Majesty so piously orders me.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO VACANT

  • bare
  • empty
  • free
  • smooth
  • stark
  • unhampered
  • unimpeded
  • unlimited
  • unobstructed
  • vacant
  • vacuous
  • void
  • abandoned
  • bare
  • barren
  • blank
  • clear
  • dead
  • deflated
  • depleted
  • desert
  • deserted
  • desolate
  • despoiled
  • destitute
  • devoid
  • dry
  • exhausted
  • forsaken
  • godforsaken
  • hollow
  • lacking
  • stark
  • unfilled
  • unfurnished
  • uninhabited
  • unoccupied
  • vacant
  • vacated
  • vacuous
  • void
  • wanting
  • waste
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