Examples from the Web for downing street
Historical Examples of downing street
It is only necessary to call it an official residence, like 10 Downing-street.
A more ample explanation of the views of the crown issued from Downing-street, April 26, 1826.
Mr. Smith, a colonist of long standing, obtained an audience at Downing-street.
It is not likely to pay a man to say that wolves shall howl in Downing-street and vultures build their nests in Buckingham Palace.
I met Mr. Peel on his way to Downing-street as I came here, and he appeared very agitated.Odd Volume
Word Origin for Downing Street
short street in London, named for British diplomat Sir George Downing (c.1624-1684). It contains the residence of the prime minister (at Number 10), hence its metonymic use for "the British government," attested from 1781.