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  • 26 Dunearn Road (Former Singapore Family Planning and Population Board Building)

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    Nestled along the Rochor River, this site has played host to several institutions since its construction in 1966, including the Singapore Family Planning and Population Board (SFPPB) and the Singapore Family Planning Association (SFPA). These organisations shared a common objective of promoting the welfare of Singapore’s population.

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    Healthcare
  • 42 Waterloo Street

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    Modernised yet maintaining its pre-war traditional exterior, this bungalow was converted from a private residence to a place of business, before becoming a space for theatre.

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    Art, Culture & Community
  • Dance Ensemble Singapore

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    Like many buildings in the area, the colonial bungalow at 60 Waterloo Street was once a private residence before being converted into a commercial space. Now, as part of an initiative to create an arts belt in the Waterloo Street area, it houses Dance Ensemble Singapore (DES).

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    Art, Culture & Community
  • Kreta Ayer Neighbourhood Police Post

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    Built in the 1930s, this building served as a post office until 1988. Today, the building serves as a neighbourhood police post and manages permits for anyone seeking to use the nearby Speaker’s Corner.

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    Civic & Commercial
  • Macpherson Road Post Office

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    One of many similar community-based post offices all over Singapore, the Macpherson Road Post Office was opened by Aljunied assemblyman Mr. S. V. Lingam in 1963. In 1977, the site was victim to an armed robbery, in which over $10,000 was taken.

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    Community
  • Former Catholic High School (SAM@8Q)

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    The current Singapore Art Museum (SAM) at 8Q was previously one of the buildings of the Catholic High School — an institution that dates back to the 1930s and have nurtured many leaders and professionals in various fields.

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    Educational, Art, Culture & Community
  • Singapore Calligraphy Centre

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    This refurbished pre-war Bungalow now houses the Singapore Calligraphy Centre, but it once had a colourful history associated with gambling.

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    Culture & Community
  • Sree Ramar Temple

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    Having begun as a shrine at the foot of a tree, the Sree Ramar Temple has become the spiritual centre for the Hindu community in the east of Singapore. It is the only temple of its kind in South East Asia dedicated to the worship of the Hindu god Rama.

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    Community & Religious
  • 74 Serangoon Road

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    Set in the midst of the Indian Community, this shophouse was home to various retail businesses throughout its history. Today, it stands as Thai Thong Pawnshop.

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    Community
  • Former National Aerated Water Company Factory

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    The former National Aerated Water Company (NAWC) Factory was a well-known local landmark along Serangoon Road. This bottling factory produced popular soft drinks such as Kickapoo Joy Juice, until a lost lawsuit eventually shut down its operations. The main building was gazetted on 9 February 2018.

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    Architecture
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