These two clusters of four-storey Art Deco shophouses were built between 1930s and 1940s. Its most famous occupants, the Mayfair City Hotel opened in 1950s and established itself as a popular hotel with travellers in the 1960s.
The hotel operated until the late-2000s before it was converted into lodging for foreign workers. It was vacated for restoration in 2011.
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