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Encyclopedia > Tree lawn

A tree lawn, also called a nature strip or devil's strip in some areas, is a small area, often planted with trees and grass, between a street and the sidewalk of that street. Tree lawns are most often found in suburbs. The coniferous Coast Redwood, the tallest tree species on earth. ... A typical lawn A lawn sprinkler A lawn is an area of land planted with grass and sometimes clover and other plants, which are maintained at an even low height. ... A street in Ynysybwl, Wales, typical of a small town A street is a public parcel of land adjoining buildings in an urban context, on which people may freely assemble, interact, and move about. ... A sidewalk (North American English), or pavement or footpath (Commonwealth English), is a path, usually constructed of concrete (particularly in the United States, and Canada), asphalt, brick (particularly in Europe) or stone, designed for pedestrian traffic and often running alongside a road. ... Housing subdivision near Union, Kentucky, a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio. ...


Tree lawns and sidewalks are public property; however, upkeep of a tree lawn and sidewalk adjoining private property is the responsibility of the owner of that property. Public property is land which is owned by a local government, and is accessible to everybody. ... This page deals with property as ownership rights. ...


As an example the City of Cleveland Ohio also know as the forest city it is a tree lawn. In Akron Ohio it is called a devil strip.


Cleveland is probably the origin of the word


 
 

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