It is the centre of an extensive residential district.
It is mainly a rich residential quarter; the most fashionable part is found in the south, in the vicinity of Cavendish and Portman Squares, but there are numerous fine houses surrounding Regent's Park and in the north-western district of St John's Wood.
Throughout the better residential quarters of London the number of large blocks of flats has greatly increased in modern times.
Of Toledo, of which it is a residential suburb.
The site of the old town slopes sharply upward from the harbour, to the west of which there extends an esplanade and modern residential quarter; for Penzance, with its mild climate, is in considerable favour as a health resort.
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.
" Mayfair," north of Piccadilly, and " Belgravia," south of Knightsbridge, are common though unofficial names for the richest residential districts.
Nictheroy is practically a residential suburb of Rio de Janeiro.
SYDENHAM, a large residential district in the south of London, England, partly within the metropolitan borough of Lewisham.
She pulled onto the crowded street and drove with barely contained patience through the residential areas before flooring the car when she reached the highway.
The modern and principal residential part of the town is called Scala.
BARNET, a residential district in the mid or St Albans parliamentary division of Hertfordshire, England; ro m.
On this side its slopes are less steep, and at its foot are Rondebosch, Newlands, Wynberg, and other residential suburbs of Cape Town.
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.
The chapel, hall and residential buildings surrounding the squares within, are picturesque, but of later date.
Although Edinburgh is a residential rather than a manufacturing or commercial centre, the industries which it has are important and flourishing.
They are residential colleges belonging respectively to the Anglicans, Roman Catholics and Presbyterians.
The locality is largely residential, but there are breweries, and the marine engineering works of Messrs Thornycroft on the river.
The business section is in the level bottom-lands of the river, while the residential portion spreads up the banks, which afford fine building sites with beautiful views.
East of the Aapies and on the slopes of the hills are the residential districts of Arcadia, Sunnyside and Muckleneuk.
The residential district in this vicinity was known at a later date as Tyburnia.
Poor quarters lie adjacent to the river over the whole distance from Battersea to Greenwich, merging southward into residential districts of better class.
Owing to the by-laws of the County Council, the method of raising commercial or residential buildings to an extreme height is not practised in London; the block known as Queen Anne's Mansions, Westminster, is an exception, though it cannot be called high in comparison with American high buildings.
Many of the names of the rich residential streets and squares in the west have associations with the various owners of the properties; but Mayfair is so called from a fair held on this ground in May as early as the reign of Charles II.
The reason for the decrease in the resident City population is to be found in the rapid extension of business premises, while the widening ramifications of the outer residential areas are illustrated by the increase in the later years of the population of the Outer Ring.
Instruction for teachers is provided in pupil teachers' centres (preparatory), and in residential and day training colleges.
Newport is essentially a residential suburb of Cincinnati, but it is also industrially important.
Attached to the university are four residential colleges at which the number of students average two thousand.
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.
It was a residential centre for well-to-do planters before the Civil War, and Bellair, 6 m.
Its pleasant situation renders it a favourite residential locality of the wealthier classes in Belfast.
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.
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.
New residential sections were developed, especially near Wade park and on the heights east of the city.
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.
The city is laid out fairly regularly in the river valley and on bluffs along the river, and has attractive residential districts, commanding good views.
A similar residential quarter has also grown up on the N.E., where the line of the old fortifications has become a boulevard.
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.
Considerable additions of later date, in the Decorated and Perpendicular styles, are due to the Despensers and to Beauchamp, earl of Warwick, while the present residential part is of various dates ranging from the 15th century down to the last half of the r 9th, when a thorough restoration, including the addition of a superbly ornamented clock-tower, was carried out.
In each residential district there is a council, composed of natives and presided over by the resident, which deliberates on questions affecting the district.
Birkdale is a residential district adjacent to Southport on the south.
Joppa, which adjoins it, has salt works, but is chiefly a residential neighbourhood.
Every male Hungarian citizen, able to read and write, was to receive the vote at the beginning of his twenty-fifth year, subject to a residential qualification of twelve months.
North London is as a whole residential: Hackney, Islington and St Pancras consist mainly of dwellings of artisans and the middle classes; while in Hampstead, St Marylebone and Paddington are many terraces and squares of handsome houses.
It is a residential and manufacturing suburb of Boston.
The older part of the city and the principal business and manufacturing district occupies the low lands; the newer part, chiefly residential, is built upon the heights.
Every adult white male British subject is entitled to the franchise, subject to a six months' residential qualification.'