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17 results found.

  • Lim Teck Lee Building

    Lim Teck Lee Building

    Spanning units 2 to 5 Circular Road today, the Lim Teck Lee Building was constructed in the mid-1930’s. The brand remains in existence since 1918.

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    Civic & Commercial
  • 37 Pagoda Street

    37 Pagoda Street

    Pagoda Street is one of the oldest streets in Singapore, with the shophouse unit at 37 Pagoda Street possibly being constructed in 1843. The shophouse was formerly the premises of Kwong Hup Yuen, an infamous coolie firm that was one of 12 coolie firms located in the street.

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    Civic & Commercial
  • 47 South Bridge Road

    47 South Bridge Road

    Located right next to Singapore River, shophouses such as No. 47 South Bridge Road in the Boat Quay Conservation Area, speak of a time when rooftop verandas allowed spectators to watch boat races while commercial vendors would haggle over goods on the ground floor.

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    Civic & Commercial
  • 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
  • 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
  • Home Team Career Centre

    Home Team Career Centre

    The three-storey Neoclassical former Fairfield Methodist Girl's School features a rarely-seen broken pediment and urn ornament on the top of the building's central bay. It was the second building used by the Fairfield Methodist School.

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    Civic & Commercial, Educational
  • 4 Goodwood Hill

    4 Goodwood Hill

    Built in 1960, this beautiful colonial building on the top of Goodwood Hill once served as a training centre for civil servants in topics such as Government Audit and the role of the Civil Service and Public Service Commission.

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    Civic & Commercial
  • 36-38 Armenian Street (Former Mayfair Hotel)

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    These two clusters of four-storey Art Deco shophouses were built between 1930s and 1940s. Its most famous occupants, the Mayfair City Hotel opened in 1950s and established itself as a popular hotel with travellers in the 1960s.

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    Civic & Commercial
  • Kim Mui Hoey Kuan

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    In 1919, clansmen from Kim Mui (金门) County established the clan association at their clan temple at Smith Street, which was founded in 1876.

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    Civic & Commercial
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