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The building used to be an all-girls school, and when it was initially purchased by Fortune it was dilapidated.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Here, in a dilapidated room, Saleem recounts the November blast.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We drove for what felt like forever to a sort of dilapidated commercial part of Istanbul on the Asian side of the city.The Model Diaries: In Turkey, It’s No Breasts, No Jobs|Anonymous|January 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That was a big reference point for us—a dilapidated old house, living in it and being bohemian.Tom Hiddleston On His Rocker-Vampire in ‘Only Lovers Left Alive,’ ‘Thor 2,’ and ‘Avengers 2’|Marlow Stern|September 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The building was dilapidated; the neighborhood sketchy; the floor dusty.
The old semaphore's gaunt arms were dilapidated, 217 and it was to come down.A Little Girl in Old San Francisco|Amanda Minnie Douglas
The latter was indeed in dilapidated condition, having lost an arm, and suffering from other wounds.The Lion of the North|G.A. Henty
Turkey is a rather broken-down and dilapidated figure, who is preparing to use his bayonet, but has not got it quite ready.Raemaekers' Cartoons|Louis Raemaekers
But the car standing in front of the house was not the dilapidated Ford that belonged to the Adams family.The Mystery of the Fires|Edith Lavell
He meant to keep his dilapidated stock in as good repair as possible.The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari|James S. De Benneville