It is the centre of an extensive residential district.
On this side its slopes are less steep, and at its foot are Rondebosch, Newlands, Wynberg, and other residential suburbs of Cape Town.
Throughout the better residential quarters of London the number of large blocks of flats has greatly increased in modern times.
The residential district in this vicinity was known at a later date as Tyburnia.
New residential sections were developed, especially near Wade park and on the heights east of the city.
The modern and principal residential part of the town is called Scala.
The chapel, hall and residential buildings surrounding the squares within, are picturesque, but of later date.
A similar residential quarter has also grown up on the N.E., where the line of the old fortifications has become a boulevard.
They are residential colleges belonging respectively to the Anglicans, Roman Catholics and Presbyterians.
" Mayfair," north of Piccadilly, and " Belgravia," south of Knightsbridge, are common though unofficial names for the richest residential districts.
The viali or boulevards form pleasant residential streets with gardens, and the system of building separate houses for each family (villini) instead of large blocks of flats is becoming more and more general.
Nictheroy is practically a residential suburb of Rio de Janeiro.
Wembley adjoins Sudbury on the east; the district is residential, but lacks natural attractions except in the case of Wembley Park, a pleasant wooded recreation ground, owned by a company.
The opening of railway communication with London in 1906 resulted in a considerable accretion of residential population.
Williamstown, the principal village, is a pleasant residential centre on the Green river; it is surrounded by beautiful scenery and its streets are shaded by some fine old trees.
To the north of the village, which has extended greatly as a residential suburb of the metropolis, is Mill Hill, with a Roman Catholic Missionary College, opened in 1871, with branches at Rosendaal, Holland and Brixen, Austria, and a preparatory school at Freshfield near Liverpool; and a large grammar school founded by Nonconformists in 1807.
The university adopted the reformed faith in 1 534, and in 1537 a Protestant theological seminary, a residential college - the so-called Stift - was incorporated with it.
It lies in a healthy, hilly district, and has grown in modern times from a village into a large residential town.
From its pleasant situation in a hilly, wooded district near the headwaters of the Cray stream, Orpington has become in modern times a favourite residential locality for those whose business lies in London.
It is served by the New York, New Haven & Hartford railway, and is primarily a residential suburb of Boston, with which it is connected by electric lines.
BARNET, a residential district in the mid or St Albans parliamentary division of Hertfordshire, England; ro m.
Several other residential suburbs lie among the hills on the mainland, such as Mount Albert, Mount Eden and Epsom.
Its attractive situation and pleasant outlooks have made it a favourite residential suburb of San Francisco, which lies at a distance of 7 m.
The better residential district of Holborn, which extends northward to Euston Road in the borough of St Pancras, is mainly within the parish of St George, Bloomsbury.
During the 18th century Bloomsbury was a fashionable and wealthy residential quarter.
The beautiful Public Garden and the finest residential quarter of the city - the Back Bay, so called from that inner harbour from whose waters it was reclaimed (1856-1886) - stand on what was once the narrowest, but to-day is the widest and fairest portion of the original site.
A zoning law determines definitely the residential, industrial and commercial districts; 29 street widenings, openings and cut-offs were under construction in 1921.
At Decatur (pop. 1418 in 1900), a residential suburb, 6 m.
For residential and other purposes proceeds with almost feverish rapidity.
The residential château of the princes of Lippe-Detmold (1550), in the Renaissance style, is an imposing building, lying with its pretty gardens nearly in the centre of the town; whilst at the entrance to the large park on the south is the New Palace (1708-1718), enlarged in 1850, used as the dower-house.
It is a residential and manufacturing suburb of Boston.