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Lipid (lit. Lindens).... Hilly and cut by ravines, this area in the early 18th century got accustomed to its new name. On the initiative of the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra a palace was built in toe locale known as Klov. North of the palace a grove of tender-leaf lindens was planted, cut through with straight alley pathways. From toe heights of Pechersk district, there was an excellent view of the University district, the Sophia Bell Tower, the streets running up the slopes or down to Kreshchatik. Towards the end of the 19th century, Lipid was densely built with new structures and all the more often here and there lindens were cut down… All that was left of the beautiful grove was its name and a number of trees. The lipid district gradually became a highly respectable section in Pechersk, prim and pretentious, mostly settled by the local aristocrats.