The streets are wider with less traffic which raises your odds that you'll survive to live another day.
Plus Ty saw these stores and declared it was a sign from God, no less miraculous than the Star of Bethlehem, pointing the exact spot where we should look for our apartment.
There are still a lot of ramshackle houses, vendors, and streets but not anything like the neighboring areas.
With a number of nice high-rise apartments to choose from, the real challenge is negotiating a reasonable rent in a secure building. Those are usually massive in size (5 bedrooms whether you want them or not) to give off the level of prestige Indians value. Quality is rarely a consideration. Bigger is simply better here but we don't want big and that's a complication. And so the hunt begins!