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  • 51 South Bridge Road

    51 South Bridge Road

    Standing stoically in yellow, a huge contrast to its monochrome neighbours, the shophouse unit at 51 South Bridge Road was once bustling with trade and activity.

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    Civic & Commercial
  • 6 Russels Road Plantation House

    6 Russels Road (Plantation House)

    Nestled within the network of small roads found at Alexandra Park estate, 6 Russels Road is one of the oldest property in Alexandra Road. It was possibly commissioned in the 1880’s and possibly built in the 1900s. Its unique architecture combines both aspects of European and Malay architectural aesthetics and is a physical reminder of Singapore’s colonial past.

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    Architecture
  • Sharifah Rogayah Keramat

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    Also a marked grave, this keramat is said to commemorate Sharifah Rogayah, who was said to be the granddaughter of Singapore’s famous Muslim holy man Habib Noh. However, it is said that the shrine does not hold her body, and the shrine’s origins remain unknown.

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    Community & Religious
  • 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
  • Goodwood Hill Estate

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    This cluster of 26 pre-war ‘Black and White’ colonial bungalows was the location for several government initiatives regarding political study and networking. For instance, the set-up of a political study centre for civil servants at No. 4 Goodwood Hill and the ‘Pyramid Club at No. 2 Goodwood Hill.

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    Civic & Commercial
  • 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
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