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  • Lim Teck Lee Building

    Lim Teck Lee Building

    Spanning units 2 to 5 Circular Road today, the Lim Teck Lee Building was constructed in the mid-1930’s. The brand remains in existence since 1918.

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    Civic & Commercial
  • Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha

    Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha

    Established in 1918, the Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha has been in existence as a religious association in Singapore for over 100 years. It testifies to the growth of Singapore’s Sikh community, from its earliest days to the present day.

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    Community & Religious
  • The Scarlet Hotel (Former The Inn of Sixth Happiness)

    The Scarlet Hotel

    Behind an exterior of 14 shophouses built in 1868 and an art deco modern building from 1924 lies the Scarlet Hotel  a luxurious boutique hotel. From rags to riches, this opulent hotel used to be the humble shared living quarters of Chinese immigrant ‘amah’ servants.

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    Lifestyle
  • Seng Wong Beo Temple

    Seng Wong Beo Temple

    Hidden behind red gates at the heart of Tanjong Pagar area, Seng Wong Beo Temple (都城隍庙) is one of only two temples in Singapore that continues to conduct the Chinese Ghost Marriage ritual.

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    Community & Religious
  • Sri Layan Sithi Vinayagar Temple

    Sri Layan Sithi Vinayagar Temple

    Under the stewardship of a group of distinguished moneylenders, the humble metal-roofed temple has evolved into a grand edifice that stands in Chinatown today.

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    Community & Religious
  • 449 Yio Chu Kang Road (Former Pei Hwa Public School)

    449 Yio Chu Kang Road

    From 10 students to over 1,000  Pei Hwa Public School was a small village school that grew to become one of the largest village schools in Singapore by 1976. Today, the former school’s premises are leased out for education uses.

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    Educational, Community
  • Nanyang Sacred Union Building

    Nanyang Sacred Union Building

    The Nanyang Sacred Union Building is open to members only and opens its doors to the public once a year in an elaborate affair for the annual celebration of Confucius’s birthday.

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    Community & Religious
  • Rex Cinemas

    Rex Cinemas

    Opened in 1946, the Rex Cinemas was once one of Singapore’s most popular entertainment haunts, which attracted large crowds from all walks of life. Though a decline in business forced the Rex to close in 1983, it has served various functions at different points in time, namely a performance house for singers, an ice-skating rink, a church, a disco and a specialty cinema that screened only Hindi and Tamil movies.

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    Lifestyle, Community
  • 6 Russels Road Plantation House

    6 Russels Road (Plantation House)

    Nestled within the network of small roads found at Alexandra Park estate, 6 Russels Road is one of the oldest property in Alexandra Road. It was possibly commissioned in the 1880’s and possibly built in the 1900s. Its unique architecture combines both aspects of European and Malay architectural aesthetics and is a physical reminder of Singapore’s colonial past.

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    Architecture
  • 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
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