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  • The Majestic

    The Majestic (previously known as the Majestic Theatre) is a major Chinatown landmark with a long history closely connected to Singaporean pioneer Eu Tong Sen. Its architecture features a mix of Cantonese and Western influences that reflect how both cultures impacted the Straits Chinese of Singapore. The Majestic Theatre (大华戏院) has also lived through much of Singapore’s modern history, and reflects Singapore’s transformation from a small colony to a modern metropolis.

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    Architecture, Lifestyle
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Former Fullerton Building

    Former Fullerton Building

    The former Fullerton Building is a prominent landmark situated at the mouth of the Singapore River. Most well remembered as the General Post Office (GPO) and having housed several government departments, this building has been a witness to many of Singapore’s milestones.

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    Architecture, Lifestyle, National History
  • Istana Kampong Gelam

    Istana Kampong Gelam

    Within the historic district of Kampong Gelam lies Istana Kampong Gelam (‘Gelam Village Palace’). Once the palace of the Malay royalty and the seat of sultanate in Singapore, the Istana bears testimony to Singapore’s historical links to the Malay world.

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    Culture & Community, Architecture, National History
  • Jurong Town Hall

    Jurong Town Hall

    On a hill overlooking Jurong estate, Jurong Town Hall once served as the headquarters of Jurong Town Corporation. It is emblematic of Jurong Town’s rapid growth during Singapore’s industrialisation in the post-independence years.

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    National History, Architecture
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