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  • 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
  • 34 Pagoda Street

    34 Pagoda Street

    The attractive red-shuttered shophouse unit at 34 Pagoda Street once reeked of opium smoke day in and day out, as addicts from all walks of life gathered here and frittered their lives away on the addictive drug.

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    Community
  • 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
  • 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
  • Kreta Ayer Neighbourhood Police Post

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    Built in the 1930s, this building served as a post office until 1988. Today, the building serves as a neighbourhood police post and manages permits for anyone seeking to use the nearby Speaker’s Corner.

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    Civic & Commercial
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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