Examples from the Web for downing street
Downing-street was in a state of great activity all yesterday, and people were passing to and fro repeatedly.
Hours of attendance, from ten till four each day, at his establishment, 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.Utopia of Usurers and other Essays|Gilbert Keith Chesterton
At present I do not even know whether you pass the winter at Sheffield-place or in Downing-street.
A word before we part, about the least unpleasant of my business; my library in Downing-street.
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.