is an upmarket neighbourhood in South Mumbai
South Mumbai , sometimes incorrectly referred to by English Media as "SoBo" , the southern-most precinct of the city of Mumbai, India, comprises the city's main business localities and its adjoining areas...
. It is in the southernmost region of the city just north of Navy Nagar
Navy Nagar is a cantonment area, established in 1796 and now shared by the Indian Navy and Indian Army in the Colaba area of Mumbai, India.-Overview:...
. To the north of Cuffe Parade lies Badhwar Park
Badhwar Park is the residential complex of the Indian Central Railway and Western Railway officers. Located at Wodehouse Road in Colaba. The complex has been aptly named after Shri Fateh Chand Badhwar, the first Indian chairman of the Indian Railway Board...
, Ambedkar Nagar the slum area of the Cuffe Parade.
Cuffe Parade was named after T. W. Cuffe of the Bombay City Improvement Trust
The Bombay City Improvement Trust was created on December 9, 1898, in response to the Mumbai plague epidemic of 1896. It was created through an Act of the Parliament. The Municipal Corporation and the government handed over all vacant lands to this body. The CIT undertook a host of measures to...
, which reclaimed around 90,000 square yards (75,000 m²) on the western shore of Colaba
Colaba is a part of the city of Mumbai, India, and also a Lok Sabha constituency. During Portuguese rule in the 16th century, the island was known as Candil...
. Much of Cuffe Parade was developed on reclaimed land in the 1960s, with many of the buildings reaching over thirty stories high.
To the east is Colaba Causeway
The Colaba Causeway is a commercial street , and a major causeway or land link between Colaba and the Old Woman's Island in the city of Mumbai, India....
and to the west is the Arabian Sea
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. Among the notable residents are members of the Ambani
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The Mathur Chaturvedi Brahmins, or sometimes just Chaturvedi are an endogamous Brahmin community found mainly in western Uttar Pradesh. A Brahmin family name indicating that the title bearer's forefathers were proficient in all of the four Vedas...
and Husain families.
It is suspected that some of the original attackers in the November Mumbai attacks disembarked from a boat in the area, according to local eyewitnesses.
- Taj President Hotel
- World Trade Centre
- G. D. Somani School
- BD Somani International School
The BD Somani International School is an International Baccalaureate and IGCSE certified school in Mumbai, India. It is located in the Cuffe Parade area in South Mumbai. It was the first IB school setup in South Mumbai....
- Maker Arcade
- WIRC of ICAI
- Tendulkar's Cuisine, Shivaji Marg, Off Colaba, Cuffe Parade
- Cuffe Parade Residents Association (CPRA)].
- Cuffe Parade at wikimapia
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