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  • Kallang Theatre

    Kallang Theatre

    Situated at the Kallang Basin next to the National Stadium, Kallang Theatre was once the biggest theatre space in Singapore. It also hosted the annual National Day Rally address by then-Prime Ministers Lee Kuan Yew and Goh Chok Tong from 1986 to 2000.

    Category
    Culture & Community, Art
  • Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre

    Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre

    Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre is Singapore’s main wholesale market and distribution point for imported fruits and vegetables. Over 40 percent of Singapore’s fruit and vegetable imports pass through the centre, with the remaining 60 percent of produce being sold by independent retailers and other importers who have their own premises.

    Category
    Community, Food
  • Kampong Glam Community Club

    Kampong Glam Community Club

    The Kampong Glam Community Club was first established in 1960 at Beach Road. It was relocated to Victoria Street in 1972, and moved back to a different site on Beach Road in 1998. Kampong Glam Community Club is home to a prominent Northern-style Lion Dance troupe and also frequently organises interfaith events.

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    Community
  • 4 Harvey Road (Former Tong Nam Tobacco Co.)

    4 Harvey Road

    Incorporating a combination of traditional and modern architectural design, the existing premises of Tong Nam Tobacco Co. bring to mind Singapore’s past as well as its progress towards being a modern city-state.

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    Lifestyle
  • The Majestic

    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
  • South East Asia Hotel

    South East Asia Hotel

    Conveniently located at the heart of Singapore’s arts and cultural district, the family-run South East Asia Hotel has served travellers for over 60 years.

    Category
    Lifestyle
  • Singapore Council of Women’s Organisation Centre

    Singapore Council of Women's Organisation Centre

    Created as an umbrella organisation for Women’s associations/groups in Singapore, the Singapore Council of Women’s Organisations headquarters actively inform, advocate and educate, working towards advancing women’s status.

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    Community
  • Lim Ah Pin Road Post Office

    Lim Ah Pin Road Post Office

    Standing out in a sea of modernistic private estates, this humble post office branch has served residents of the neighbourhood since 1968. Its iconic box-like industrial architecture stripped of ornamentation is favoured during the 1960s.

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    Community
  • dwell Student Living (Former Selegie Integrated Primary School)

    dwell Student Living

    The structure now known as dwell Student Living was once famed as Southeast Asia’s tallest skyscraper school. Its pragmatic architectural style stands out as a prime example of industrial modernism, which mimics the efficient style of the machinery aesthetic.

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    Educational
  • 13 Keong Saik Road

    13 Keong Saik Road

    Dedicated to the 18-armed Cundhi Bodhisattva, Cundhi Gong (准提宫) was built in 1928 in the Nanyang style which incorporates Hokkien and shophouse-styled architecture. The temple was important to the celibate Cantonese majie (妈姐) community, who worked in Singapore as domestic workers, as it was the place where they made their vows of celibacy.

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    Community & Religious
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