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  • 42 Waterloo Street

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    Modernised yet maintaining its pre-war traditional exterior, this bungalow was converted from a private residence to a place of business, before becoming a space for theatre.

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    Art, Culture & Community
  • The Quadrant at Cecil

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    Nestled in the heart of Singapore’s Central Business District, this unusually shaped building housed several financial institutions in the past. Now, it hosts the Black Swan restaurant.

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    Architecture
  • 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
  • 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
  • 593 Serangoon Road

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    This simple two-storey shophouse is located at the corner junction of Balestier Road and Serangoon Road. With a history that dates back to the 1930s, it is home to both a private school, the Singapore Institute of Science, that it has housed since 1952, as well as a nightlife spot once iconic in the 1970s.

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    Educational
  • 54 - 58 Waterloo Street

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    This row of terrace houses is the Theatre Practice’s current residence. It used to be three separate buildings, Units 54, 56 and 58 Waterloo Street, each having their own stories from before they were renovated into one unit.

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    Culture & Community
  • Sree Ramar Temple

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    Having begun as a shrine at the foot of a tree, the Sree Ramar Temple has become the spiritual centre for the Hindu community in the east of Singapore. It is the only temple of its kind in South East Asia dedicated to the worship of the Hindu god Rama.

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    Community & Religious
  • Singapore Calligraphy Centre

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    This refurbished pre-war Bungalow now houses the Singapore Calligraphy Centre, but it once had a colourful history associated with gambling.

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    Culture & Community
  • Saint Joseph’s Church (Bukit Timah)

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    Built in the 1846 by French missionaries, St Joseph’s Church later went through several renovations to cater to its budding parish. It was also where the passionate Father Joachim Teng served for two decades during the post-war era.

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    Community & Religious
  • 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
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