is situated in the north-east of Bengaluru. Established in 1910, this area derived its name from the tutor of Maharaja Krishnaraja Wadiyar IV, scholar Stuart Frazer. Though it was renamed as Pulakeshinagar, the residents prefer to use its former name. This area was majorly developed under the British rule which is reflected in the British architecture and colonial bungalows of Gothic style that still survives here. The presence of several small and large-scale industries, besides IT and ITES firms, has earned Frazer Town
immense prominence. Commercial areas such as Shivaji Nagar
, MG Road
, Mosque Road
, Commercial Street etc. are also in close proximity which adds on the advantages. The surrounding localities include Wheeler Road
, Coles Road
, MM Road, s Church Road, and Richards Town
This area is easily accessible from any part of the city owing to good connectivity. The east railway station is just 1km away, while the International Airport is 28km. The Shivajinagar bus terminus and KR Market Bus Terminus are at distance of 3km and 7km respectively. Mosque Road
, Post Office, Clarence School, Slaughter House are the nearest bus stations.
This centrally located area, which houses a cosmopolitan population, has been witnessing an upward trend in its real estate market. It has turned out to be a much sought-after destination for homebuyers, which has encouraged the initiation of several new projects. One of the oldest residential areas of the city, its attraction for investors is steadily rising with the set-up of ITS InfoTech Park and several IT giants. With the immense developme nts in the commercial sector as well, this area spells out bright prospects for higher returns.
The social infrastructure of this area has also observed significant progress in the last few years. The esteemed educational institutions are St. Francis Xaviers Girls High School, St. Josephs Convent Girls High School, Clarence High School, St. German High School, and Day Adventist School.
The hospitals that are entrusted with the health care responsibilities of the residents include St. Philomenas Hospital, Mediscope Hospital Pvt Ltd., Amrik Eye Hospital, and Mudaliar Sangham Hosptal Society. J & K Bank, State Bank of Mysore
, Canara Bank, Punjab Bank, and others have their branches in the vicinity.
The area also hosts other basic social amenities such as shopping malls, ATMs, petrol pumps, etc.