Alley

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An alley or alleyway is a narrow lane, path, or passageway, often reserved for pedestrians, which usually runs between, behind, or within buildings in the older parts of towns and cities.wikipedia
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Footpath

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An alley or alleyway is a narrow lane, path, or passageway, often reserved for pedestrians, which usually runs between, behind, or within buildings in the older parts of towns and cities.
Urban footpaths are usually paved, may have steps, and can be called alleys, lanes, steps, etc.

Trail

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Urban footpaths are usually paved, may have steps, are called alleys, lanes, steps, etc., and may be named.

Dead end (street)

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In such earlier urban development, alleys were included to allow for deliveries of soiled supplies, such as coal, to the rear of houses that are now heated by electricity, piped natural gas or oil.

Belden Place

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Also in San Francisco, Belden Place is a narrow pedestrian alley, bordered by restaurants, in the Financial District, referred to as San Francisco's French Quarter for its historic ties to early French immigrants, and its popular contemporary French restaurants and institutions.
Belden Place is a narrow alley in the Financial District of San Francisco, California that serves as the hub of the city's small French American community.

Byelaw terraced house

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Many tasks such as laundry were performed in the yard, behind which was an alley (known by various names) to allow access for the nightsoil man.

Exchange Alley

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In an old neighbourhood of the City of London, Exchange Alley or Change Alley is a narrow alleyway connecting shops and coffeehouses.
Exchange Alley or Change Alley is a narrow alleyway connecting shops and coffeehouses in an old neighbourhood of the City of London.

Community greens

Simultaneously, Community Greens also approached the Patterson Park CDC looking for an alley they could use as a pilot project in Baltimore.
Community Greens, sometimes referred to as backyard commons, urban commons, or pocket neighborhoods, are shared open green spaces on the inside of city blocks, created either when residents merge backyard space or reclaim underutilized urban land such as vacant lots and alleyways.

Arcade (architecture)

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A covered alley or passageway, often with shops, may be called an arcade.

Steps of Pittsburgh

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This includes Quebec City in Canada and in the United States Pittsburgh (see Steps of Pittsburgh), Cincinnati (see Steps of Cincinnati), Minneapolis, Seattle, and San Francisco as well as Hong Kong, Genoa and Rome.

Land lot

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These homes are typically built into pre-existing lots, usually in the backyard and opening onto the back lane.
Sometimes minor, usually unnamed driveways called alleys, usually publicly owned, also provide access to the back of a lot.

Back lane

It is also a rear access or service road (back lane), or a path, walk, or avenue (French allée) in a park or garden.
A back lane, laneway, or alley is also a service, or access road behind houses, or in a commercial district, which was created for deliveries and parking, amongst other things.

Rights of way in England and Wales

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The latter follow the line of rights-of way that existed before the railway was built.

Avenue (landscape)

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It is also a rear access or service road (back lane), or a path, walk, or avenue (French allée) in a park or garden.

Fleshmarket Close

The Scottish author Ian Rankin's novel Fleshmarket Close was retitled Fleshmarket Alley for the American market.
Fleshmarket Close is a 2004 crime novel by Ian Rankin, and is named after a real close in Edinburgh between the High Street and Market Street, crossing Cockburn Street.

Shopping mall

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Most arcades differ from alleys in that they are architectural structures built with a commercial purpose and are a form of shopping mall.

Lane

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An alley or alleyway is a narrow lane, path, or passageway, often reserved for pedestrians, which usually runs between, behind, or within buildings in the older parts of towns and cities.
In urban areas, alleys are often only one lane wide.

List of closes on the Royal Mile

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In Scotland and Northern Ireland the Scots terms close, wynd, pend and vennel are general in most towns and cities.
Generically such an alleyway is termed a close, a Scots term for alleyway, although it may be individually named close, entry, court, or wynd.

Lintgasse

Lintgasse is an alley (Gasse) in the Old town of Cologne, Germany between the two squares of Alter Markt and Fischmarkt.
Lintgasse is an alley (Gasse) in the Old town of Cologne, Germany between the two squares of Alter Markt and Fischmarkt.

Street

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Spreuerhofstraße is the world's narrowest street, found in the city of Reutlingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Examples of streets include pedestrian streets, alleys, and city-centre streets too crowded for road vehicles to pass.

Mårten Trotzigs Gränd

Mårten Trotzigs gränd ("Alley of Mårten Trotzig") runs from Västerlånggatan and Järntorget up to Prästgatan and Tyska Stallplan, and part of it consists of 36 steps.
Mårten Trotzigs gränd (Swedish: "Alley of Mårten Trotzig") is an alley in Gamla stan, the old town of Stockholm, Sweden.

Kolmätargränd

The "List of streets and squares in Gamla stan" provides links to many pages that describe other alleys in the oldest part of Stockholm; e.g. Kolmätargränd (Coal Meter's Alley); Skeppar Karls Gränd (Skipper Karl's Alley); Skeppar Olofs Gränd (Skipper Olof's Alley); and Helga Lekamens Gränd (Alley of the Holy Body).
Kolmätargränd is a small alley in Gamla stan, the old town in central Stockholm, Sweden.

Stairs

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Because of geography, steps (stairs) are the predominant form of alley in hilly cities and towns.

Skeppar Olofs Gränd

The "List of streets and squares in Gamla stan" provides links to many pages that describe other alleys in the oldest part of Stockholm; e.g. Kolmätargränd (Coal Meter's Alley); Skeppar Karls Gränd (Skipper Karl's Alley); Skeppar Olofs Gränd (Skipper Olof's Alley); and Helga Lekamens Gränd (Alley of the Holy Body).
Skeppar Olofs Gränd (Swedish: "Alley of Skipper Olof") is an alley in Gamla stan, the old town in central Stockholm, Sweden.

Järntorget (Stockholm)

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Mårten Trotzigs gränd ("Alley of Mårten Trotzig") runs from Västerlånggatan and Järntorget up to Prästgatan and Tyska Stallplan, and part of it consists of 36 steps.
Located in the southernmost corner of the old town, the square connects the thoroughfares Västerlånggatan and Österlånggatan, while the two alleys, Södra Bankogränd and Norra Bankogränd, stretches east to connect the square to Skeppsbron, and two other alleys, Järntorgsgatan and Triewaldsgränd, leads south to Slussplan and Kornhamnstorg respectively.