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  • 4 Harvey Road (Former Tong Nam Tobacco Co.)

    4 Harvey Road

    Incorporating a combination of traditional and modern architectural design, the existing premises of Tong Nam Tobacco Co. bring to mind Singapore’s past as well as its progress towards being a modern city-state.

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    Lifestyle
  • Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha

    Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha

    Established in 1918, the Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha has been in existence as a religious association in Singapore for over 100 years. It testifies to the growth of Singapore’s Sikh community, from its earliest days to the present day.

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    Community & Religious
  • Nanyang Sacred Union Building

    Nanyang Sacred Union Building

    The Nanyang Sacred Union Building is open to members only and opens its doors to the public once a year in an elaborate affair for the annual celebration of Confucius’s birthday.

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    Community & Religious
  • 13 Keong Saik Road

    13 Keong Saik Road

    Dedicated to the 18-armed Cundhi Bodhisattva, Cundhi Gong (准提宫) was built in 1928 in the Nanyang style which incorporates Hokkien and shophouse-styled architecture. The temple was important to the celibate Cantonese majie (妈姐) community, who worked in Singapore as domestic workers, as it was the place where they made their vows of celibacy.

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    Community & Religious
  • Rex Cinemas

    Rex Cinemas

    Opened in 1946, the Rex Cinemas was once one of Singapore’s most popular entertainment haunts, which attracted large crowds from all walks of life. Though a decline in business forced the Rex to close in 1983, it has served various functions at different points in time, namely a performance house for singers, an ice-skating rink, a church, a disco and a specialty cinema that screened only Hindi and Tamil movies.

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    Lifestyle, Community
  • Lim Teck Lee Building

    Lim Teck Lee Building

    Spanning units 2 to 5 Circular Road today, the Lim Teck Lee Building was constructed in the mid-1930’s. The brand remains in existence since 1918.

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    Civic & Commercial
  • The Scarlet Hotel (Former The Inn of Sixth Happiness)

    The Scarlet Hotel

    Behind an exterior of 14 shophouses built in 1868 and an art deco modern building from 1924 lies the Scarlet Hotel  a luxurious boutique hotel. From rags to riches, this opulent hotel used to be the humble shared living quarters of Chinese immigrant ‘amah’ servants.

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    Lifestyle
  • South East Asia Hotel

    South East Asia Hotel

    Conveniently located at the heart of Singapore’s arts and cultural district, the family-run South East Asia Hotel has served travellers for over 60 years.

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    Lifestyle
  • 34 Pagoda Street

    34 Pagoda Street

    The attractive red-shuttered shophouse unit at 34 Pagoda Street once reeked of opium smoke day in and day out, as addicts from all walks of life gathered here and frittered their lives away on the addictive drug.

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    Community
  • 47 South Bridge Road

    47 South Bridge Road

    Located right next to Singapore River, shophouses such as No. 47 South Bridge Road in the Boat Quay Conservation Area, speak of a time when rooftop verandas allowed spectators to watch boat races while commercial vendors would haggle over goods on the ground floor.

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    Civic & Commercial
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