Examples from the Web for uptown
I trudged in some direction, uptown I hoped, toward my hotel, which was not really near Fifth Avenue and probably not uptown.
It was the fall of 1968, the first day of class at Dominican College in uptown New Orleans.The Professor and the Doomsday Clock: ‘A Confederacy of Dunces’ & Signs of John Kennedy Toole’s Suicide|Cory MacLauchlin|December 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As people were packing their cars to evacuate back then, I was in an uptown hospital in labor.
The president of the United States made that remark just uptown of where “loss of life” occurred in Chicago—right here in America.Obama Talks Afghanistan Loss of Life at NATO Summit But Silent on Chicago Carnage|Michael Daly|May 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There are downtown designers and uptown ones—both in temperament and in geography.Designing for the One Percent at New York Fashion Week|Robin Givhan|February 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Uptown the account stands a little better, but there are easily ten saloons to every church to-day.How the Other Half Lives|Jacob A. Riis
At the end of twenty minutes the clever young driver slowed down upon approaching an uptown corner, and signaled Nick to get out.With Links of Steel|Nicholas Carter
If it happens that any folk are down from the uptown hotels, Peter Pan consents to sell a ukulele between his encores.Hints to Pilgrims|Charles Stephen Brooks
They were standing on the corner waiting for an uptown car but not one was in sight.Polly in New York|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
Uptown some devoted soul was ringing a bell; and turning it away over and over, to judge by the sounds.Gold|Stewart White
British Dictionary definitions for uptown
Word Origin and History for uptown
1802, "the higher or upper portion of a town," from up + town. As this usually was the residential portion of a town (especially a port) the word had overtones of that. Specific meaning "more prosperous area of town" is recorded from 1946.