sidewalk shed
 n.— «Even in the current stampede of building renovations, it is unusual that all four 1920s Park Avenue co-ops at the intersection of 89th Street have put up “sidewalk shed” scaffolding for masonry repairs.» —“Intersection Showcases a Quartet Emblematic of New York” by Christopher Gray New York Times Nov. 5, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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