If you wish to add cities/areas in your pages with WP Residence shortcode, follow these steps.

Add the shortcode

places shortcode

Specify the IDs (to find the IDs easier see this help – http://help.wpresidence.net/2015/10/29/how-to-see-ids-for-shortcodes-and-widgets/

ids in shortcode

see ids

See the results in front end

front end places shortcode

To have an image for the city/area you add in the shortcode and a text description, follow these steps.

Edit the category and add the Featured Image and the description.

edit area