In February 2012, we moved into a lovely “convertible 1 bedroom” apartment in a gorgeous pre-war building. This is a blog about the conversion of an apartment in New York City that was built sometime before some war. And what it will be converted into remains to be seen…
1 in, relating to, or characteristic of a city or town : the urban population.
2 (also urban contemporary) denoting or relating to popular dance music of black origin : a party that features the best in urban music.
• denoting popular black culture in general.
ORIGIN early 17th cent.: from Latin urbanus, from urbs, urb- ‘city.’
adjective [ attrib. ]
occurring or existing before a particular war, esp. the American Civil War : the conventions of the antebellum South.