or stair well
Examples from the Web for stairwell
Gurley came out of stairwell door as the two cops approached.Protesters Demand Justice For Gurley As Gap Grows Between Cops and NYC|M.L. Nestel|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then about a week later, as a storm was approaching Miami, they visited again and found him on the second floor of his stairwell.Advocates Reached Out to Ronald Poppo Before He Was Face-Eating Victim|Aram Roston|June 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Next door, rescue workers found the body of her neighbor, dead in the fetal position at the bottom of a stairwell.
They found medication in the master bedroom and bathroom, and a sticky note in the stairwell issuing a do-not-resuscitate order.
The three men then go up to the seventh floor, where they allegedly kill Thal in the stairwell to the left of the elevators.
I would like to have the Commissioners note that—that the man was standing near the "up" part of the stairwell.Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
At the door Bill poked his head in and shouted up the stairwell, "Hi—Tom?"The Black Tide|Arthur G. Stangland
When Jon questioned him he indicated a stairwell against the rear wall.The Velvet Glove|Harry Harrison
At one end it merged into an incline that became a stairwell.Planet of the Damned|Harry Harrison
He went clumping down the steps, cursing the darkness of the stairwell and the steep pitch of the stairs.Local Color|Irvin S. Cobb