Sentence Examples


  • It was barely evening but the darkening clouds and winter season begrimed the outside as black as a slum landlord's heart.
  • He also bought up various blocks of slum dwellings and converted them into model tenements, with the object of improving the conditions of the poorer classes of Dublin.
  • The remarkable reforms he accomplished there may be ascertained from his Ten years in a Portsmouth slum (London 1896).
  • A sewerage system was built in the 1840s but notorious slums of the West Quarter remained until the 1930s.
  • Despite such prosperity, the tremendous economic changes left many of its urban poor living in overcrowded slums.

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