Choolaimedu, situated in the central part of Chennai, is a blend of residential and commercial properties. Once part of the village of Puliyur, Choolaimedu has now become a commercial hub that caters to the varied interests of its residents. The area also has the distinctive feature of connecting two of the busiest routes in Chennai, namely Nelson Manickam Road and Arcot Road.
Apart from being strategically located in the heart of Chennai, Choolaimedu enjoys the company of various developing localities on either side. Some of these localities include Kodambakkam, Vadapalani, Aminjikarai, Mahalingapuram, Egmore, Arumbakkam, and Nungambakkam.
Choolaimedu is also blessed with active social infrastructure, with a myriad of educational institutions, healthcare centres and parks in the area. Some of the popular parks include Children’s Park, Chennai Corporation Park and Gill Nagar Park. The well-equipped multi-specialty hospitals include Choolaimedu Hospital, Amma Hospital and Srinivas Eye Hospital.