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  1. National Monuments are structures and buildings that possess national, historical, social and architectural merit, and are protected by the Preservation of Monuments Act.
    The Museum Roundtable (MR) comprises a collective of over 50 public and private museums, heritage galleries and unique attractions in Singapore.
    Marked Historic Sites are historically significant places associated with important events, communities or personalities.
    This section covers buildings, structures, sites and landscape features in Singapore of architectural, historical or cultural interest.

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  • dwell Student Living (Former Selegie Integrated Primary School)

    dwell Student Living

    The structure now known as dwell Student Living was once famed as Southeast Asia’s tallest skyscraper school. Its pragmatic architectural style stands out as a prime example of industrial modernism, which mimics the efficient style of the machinery aesthetic.

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    Educational
  • 449 Yio Chu Kang Road (Former Pei Hwa Public School)

    449 Yio Chu Kang Road

    From 10 students to over 1,000  Pei Hwa Public School was a small village school that grew to become one of the largest village schools in Singapore by 1976. Today, the former school’s premises are leased out for education uses.

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    Educational, Community
  • 593 Serangoon Road

    chatsworth

    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
  • 299 River Valley Road

    chatsworth

    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)

    chatsworth

    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
  • Nanyang University

    nanyang

    The creation of Nanyang University is a milestone in local and regional education, and a marker of community action. Established in 1955, Nanyang University was the first Chinese university outside of China.

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    Educational, Culture & Community
  • Singapore Discovery Centre

    sdc

    Begun from the idea of setting a National Defence exhibition Centre, Singapore Discovery Centre (SDC) opened in 1996, focusing on National Education to inspire a sense of confidence in the future of Singapore and in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF).

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    Culture & Community, Educational
  • Church of the True Light

    Church of the True Light

    The Anglican Church of the True Light originally served mainly Chinese trishaw riders.

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    Culture & Community, Architecture, Community & Religious, Community, Educational, Sites & Structures, National History
  • Cairnhill Arts Centre

    ONE-TWO-SIX Cairnhill Arts Centre

    The three-storey high building incorporated elements of Chinese architectural such as the upturned eaves and the use of geometrical motifs on beams and wall surfaces. The building was designed by Swan & Maclaren, a prominent architectural firm in Singapore.

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    Educational, Community
  • SEAMEO Regional Language Centre

    Regional Language Centre (RELC)

    The Regional Language Centre began as the Regional English Language Centre (RELC) in 1968. It was first conceived during the 2nd conference of the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education in Manila organised by the Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation (SEAMEO).

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    Educational
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