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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Former National Aerated Water Company Factory

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    The former National Aerated Water Company (NAWC) Factory was a well-known local landmark along Serangoon Road. This bottling factory produced popular soft drinks such as Kickapoo Joy Juice, until a lost lawsuit eventually shut down its operations. The main building was gazetted on 9 February 2018.

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    Architecture
  • Dance Ensemble Singapore

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    Like many buildings in the area, the colonial bungalow at 60 Waterloo Street was once a private residence before being converted into a commercial space. Now, as part of an initiative to create an arts belt in the Waterloo Street area, it houses Dance Ensemble Singapore (DES).

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    Art, Culture & Community
  • 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
  • Raintr33 Hotel Singapore (Part of Former Hendon Camp)

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    In colonial times, this building at the east of Singapore housed the British Royal Engineers, and later became part of Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Hendon Camp. In 2013, the building was converted into a boutique hotel.

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    Defence
  • 299 River Valley Road

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    This site has a diverse history — it was the residence of a well-known, eclectic Straits Chinese man before functioning as Ngee Ann Girls’ School for four decades. Now, it is home to Teo Yeonh Huai Kuan, a clan that looks after the Chao Yang community.

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    Educational, Culture & Community
  • Macpherson Road Post Office

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    One of many similar community-based post offices all over Singapore, the Macpherson Road Post Office was opened by Aljunied assemblyman Mr. S. V. Lingam in 1963. In 1977, the site was victim to an armed robbery, in which over $10,000 was taken.

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    Community
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