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  • Simpang Bedok Post Office

    Simpang Bedok Post Office

    Awarded as the “best maintained post-office in Singapore” in 1965, Simpang Bedok Post Office was completed in 1963 as part of the Five- Year Postal Development Plan (1961-1965) to relieve increasing demand of postal services to rural Singapore. It was awarded a trophy in 1965 for being the “best maintained post-office in Singapore.”

  • Church of Christ of Malaya

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    Built in 1959, the Church of Christ of Malaya is a historical landmark that is associated with the start of modern Singapore architecture. The Church is easily distinguished by its asymmetrical design.

  • S. P. Jain School of Global Management

    S P Jain School of Global Management 1

    From serving as a residential estate for British military personnel – to providing a campus for higher-learning, there are countless stories hidden within the colonial walls of what is currently known as the S. P. Jain School of Global Management.

  • Dutch Pavilion at Shangri-La Hotel

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    Hidden within Shangri-La’s luxurious gardens is a historical gem known as the Dutch Pavilion, contrasted in 1928. Deliberately preserved in its original state, the humble building was, for 58 years, the premier Dutch school in Singapore before it was acquired by the Shangri-La Hotel in 1986.

  • Elias Building

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    Situated at the junction of Selegie Road, Middle Road and Short Street, the three-storey Elias building transports one back to a forgotten past and provides a glimpse of the area that was once referred to as the Mahallah, or ‘place’ in Arabic.

  • Peninsula Plaza

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    Known as the first building in Singapore to have outdoor escalators and a car lift, Peninsula Plaza is now popularly known as ‘little Myanmar’ — a one-stop shop for Myanmar nationals.

  • Police Logistics Department (Police Logistics Base) (Former Hemmant Road Police Store)

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    Have you ever wondered where do all the lost and found items reported to the police go to? The answer is an elongated two storey building at No 1, Hemmant Road, home to the Singapore Police Force’s Found and Unclaimed Property Office.

  • Bank of China Building

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    Though the original Bank of China building was built at a mere height of 18 storeys, it held the title as the highest skyscraper in Singapore’s Central Business District from the 50s all the way to the 70s.

  • Singapore Chinese Weekly Entertainment Club

    Singapore Chinese Weekly Entertainment Club 1

    The Singapore Chinese Weekly Entertainment Club was the inspiration behind Club Street’s name. With well over a century of history, it was also colloquially known as the Millionaires’ Club due to many of its high society patrons.

  • Capella Hotel, Singapore (Former 48, 49, 50, 51 Ironside Road)

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    The units 48, 49, 50 and 51 Ironside Road were formerly used as barracks for British officers before and after the Second World War. It has since been transformed into the six-star Capella Hotel.

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