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  • 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
  • Saint Joseph’s Church (Bukit Timah)

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    Built in the 1846 by French missionaries, St Joseph’s Church later went through several renovations to cater to its budding parish. It was also where the passionate Father Joachim Teng served for two decades during the post-war era.

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    Community & Religious
  • 593 Serangoon Road

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    This simple two-storey shophouse is located at the corner junction of Balestier Road and Serangoon Road. With a history that dates back to the 1930s, it is home to both a private school, the Singapore Institute of Science, that it has housed since 1952, as well as a nightlife spot once iconic in the 1970s.

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    Educational
  • Raintr33 Hotel Singapore (Part of Former Hendon Camp)

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    In colonial times, this building at the east of Singapore housed the British Royal Engineers, and later became part of Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Hendon Camp. In 2013, the building was converted into a boutique hotel.

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    Defence
  • The Quadrant at Cecil

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    Nestled in the heart of Singapore’s Central Business District, this unusually shaped building housed several financial institutions in the past. Now, it hosts the Black Swan restaurant.

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    Architecture
  • 299 River Valley Road

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    This site has a diverse history — it was the residence of a well-known, eclectic Straits Chinese man before functioning as Ngee Ann Girls’ School for four decades. Now, it is home to Teo Yeonh Huai Kuan, a clan that looks after the Chao Yang community.

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    Educational, Culture & Community
  • Chatsworth Park Conservation Area

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    The 27 conserved bungalows in the Chatsworth Park Conservation Area were built in the 1920s and 1930s. These bungalows were mainly designed in the Art Deco and ‘black and white’ styles, to house expatriate staffs of firms such as the Straits Trading Company, Cable & Wireless, McAlister & Co. and Firestone Rubber Company.

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    Architecture
  • Phoenix Park

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    Phoenix Park was designed by Messrs Palmer and Turner, an architectural firm, at the cost of $1.3 million. The complex of buildings was completed in 1949 and had the capacity to hold a total of 180 offices and facilities. The site was previously part of the Singapore Japanese Golf Club’s golf course before it was taken over by Kay Siang Camp (also known as the Royal Engineers’ camp) to house the commander of the Royal Engineers.

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    Architecture
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