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  • 20 Peck Seah Street

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    In the heart of the city was the Qing Shan Ting(青山亭), one of the earliest Chinese cemeteries in Singapore, where the first batch of 31 Chinese settlers were laid to rest. The cemetery lasted until 1907 before it was levelled, and the Nanyang Khek Community Guild was built in its place around 1929.

  • 57 to 117 Killiney Road

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    Well known for its eateries, Killiney Road is the birthplace of Killiney Kopitiam, which is the oldest operating Hainanese coffee shop in Singapore. Jack’s Place is also another notable restaurant that has its roots here.

  • 202 Telok Ayer Street

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    This site housed the Singapore Chinese Physicians Association and the Singapore Chung Hwa Medical Institution, which influenced the development of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in Singapore. It also served a communal purpose by providing free clinic services to patients from all ethnic communities.

  • The Helping Hand

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    Once the humble birthplace of Sin Min Public School, this three-storey building along Upper Serangoon Road is now known as The Helping Hand – a halfway house for ex-convicts.

  • The Herencia

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    The plainly adorned façade of The Herencia – though a modern commercial building – is reminiscent of a school property. Constructed in 1969 at the cost of $2 million, this structure was once the home of Nan Chiau High School.

  • 95 Tampines Road

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    Standing at 95 Tampines Road, the former Tampines Land Station (1930s–1980s) was where custom officers once lived and worked. On a day to day basis, they administered farm policy, raided and confiscated contraband goods, and imposed taxes.

  • 138 Prinsep Street

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    Formerly located at 138 Prinsep Street, the Rochor Community Centre served nearby residents for 25 years before it shifted to its new premises in Queen’s Street.

  • 3A River Valley Road

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    Constructed in the 1880s, the River House is the oldest building in Clarke Quay. Carefully restored in 1993, it was granted the Urban Redevelopment Authority’s Architecture Heritage Award in 1995.

  • Ancestral Temple of Ying Fo Fui Kun

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    Built in the late 19th century, the Ancestral Temple of Ying Fo Fui Kun (双龙山嘉应五属义祠) is situated at Singapore’s last remaining Hakka cemetery. Unbeknownst to many, the temple once served as a school for children of the clansmen.

  • 10 Kim Keat Lane

    Sweetlands

    Located at Kim Keat Lane, Sweetlands Confectionery & Bakery is one of the few remaining bakeries in Singapore which still employs traditional methods of baking bread.

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