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  • Kallang Theatre

    Kallang Theatre

    Situated at the Kallang Basin next to the National Stadium, Kallang Theatre was once the biggest theatre space in Singapore. It also hosted the annual National Day Rally address by then-Prime Ministers Lee Kuan Yew and Goh Chok Tong from 1986 to 2000.

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    Culture & Community, Art
  • 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
  • 54 - 58 Waterloo Street

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    This row of terrace houses is the Theatre Practice’s current residence. It used to be three separate buildings, Units 54, 56 and 58 Waterloo Street, each having their own stories from before they were renovated into one unit.

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    Culture & Community
  • 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
  • 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
  • Danish Seamen's Church (Former Golden Bell Mansion)

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    Completed in 1910 by philanthropist Tan Boo Liat, great-grandson of Tan Tock Seng, the former Golden Bell Mansion was named after Tan Boo Liat’s grandfather Tan Kim Ching, whose name means golden bell.

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    Culture & Community, Community
  • Arulmigu Murugan Temple

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    Established in 1993, the Arulmigu Murugan Temple is the only Hindu temple in the Jurong area. It is also the only Hindu Temple in Singapore to feature a yagasalai, a permanent fixture for prayers involving the use of fire.

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    Culture & Community
  • Chinese Garden

    Chinese Garden

    Best remembered by locals as a location for wedding photography, the garden was inspired by classical northern Chinese imperial architecture. Its iconic features include ornate bridges, pavilions and a seven-storey pagoda.

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    Culture & Community
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