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Some articles on suburbs, suburb:

Gagebrook, Tasmania
... Gagebrook, Tasmania is one of the northern-most suburbs of Hobart, located on the eastern shore of the Derwent River between the suburbs of Bridgewater and Old Beach ... The suburb, like its adjacent suburb of Bridgewater (also built up of mass-public housing in the 1970s) has a reputation as a lower socio-economic area ... Like the rest of Hobarts' public housing suburbs, many public housing stock have been sold privately ...
Karama, Northern Territory - History
... The suburb of Karama is named after an Aboriginal tribe ... an established residential area in Darwin's northern suburbs built in the period from the late 1970s to the early 1980s ... In 1964, Douglas Lockwood recommended that a number of tribal names be used for the suburbs of Darwin ...
Thomas Hirschhorn - Quotes
... It’s in the suburbs that there is vitality, deception, depression, energy, utopia, autonomy, craziness, creativity, destruction, ideas, young people, hope, fights to be fought, audaciousness, disagreements ... It’s in the suburbs that today’s big issues are written on the building facades ... It’s in the suburbs that today’s reality can be grasped, and it’s in the suburbs that the pulse of vitality hurts" ...
Mandeville, Jamaica
... population of 50,000, and including the immediate suburbs within a radius of 16 km (9.9 mi) the total population is about 72,000 ... In the suburbs of the town many large houses have been built by returning residents from North America and the United Kingdom on an ad-hoc basis ... Prominent suburbs and surrounding villages include Ingleside, Battersea, Knockpatrick, Clover, Waltham, Bloomfield, Caledonia Meadows, Brumalia, Spur Tree, Kingsland, French Park, Swabys Hope ...

Famous quotes containing the word suburbs:

    Everywhere—all over Africa and South America ... you see these suburbs springing up. They represent the optimum of what people want. There’s a certain sort of logic leading towards these immaculate suburbs. And they’re terrifying, because they are the death of the soul.... This is the prison this planet is being turned into.
    —J.G. (James Graham)

    Prejudices are useless. Call Los Angeles any dirty name you like—Six Suburbs in Search of a City, Paradise with a Lobotomy, anything—but the fact remains that you are already living in it before you get there.
    Clive James (b. 1939)

    The system was breaking down. The one who had wandered alone past so many happenings and events began to feel, backing up along the primal vein that led to his center, the beginning of hiccup that would, if left to gather, explode the center to the extremities of life, the suburbs through which one makes one’s way to where the country is.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)