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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Sharifah Rogayah Keramat

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    Also a marked grave, this keramat is said to commemorate Sharifah Rogayah, who was said to be the granddaughter of Singapore’s famous Muslim holy man Habib Noh. However, it is said that the shrine does not hold her body, and the shrine’s origins remain unknown.

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    Community & Religious
  • 74 Serangoon Road

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    Set in the midst of the Indian Community, this shophouse was home to various retail businesses throughout its history. Today, it stands as Thai Thong Pawnshop.

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    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
  • 26 Dunearn Road (Former Singapore Family Planning and Population Board Building)

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    Nestled along the Rochor River, this site has played host to several institutions since its construction in 1966, including the Singapore Family Planning and Population Board (SFPPB) and the Singapore Family Planning Association (SFPA). These organisations shared a common objective of promoting the welfare of Singapore’s population.

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    Healthcare
  • Macpherson Road Post Office

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    One of many similar community-based post offices all over Singapore, the Macpherson Road Post Office was opened by Aljunied assemblyman Mr. S. V. Lingam in 1963. In 1977, the site was victim to an armed robbery, in which over $10,000 was taken.

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    Community
  • 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
  • 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
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