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  • Swiss Club

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    Established in 1871, the Swiss Club is one of Singapore’s oldest and most historic clubs, where it once had a 300-metre shooting range targeting the peak of Bukit Tinggi. It currently houses the Swiss, German, Dutch and Korean schools within its 174,000sqm compound.

  • Blair Plain Conservation Area

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    Strategically located near the Keppel Harbour and the Tanjong Pagar railway station, those who had set up residence at Blair Road in the early 1900s were well-off traders. The Blair Plain Conservation Area has a rich array of architectural styles, with an eclectic mixture of Chinese, Malay, and European influences.

  • 36 Club Street

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    Built in 1929, the “Thoroughfare Building” also known as Tong Sum Lao (通心楼) in Cantonese was given such a name by pedestrians who used this as an access between Club Street and Mohamed Ali Lane.

  • Fort Canning Centre

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    Originally constructed in 1926 as a British army barracks, Fort Canning Centre has since undergone major transformation; British and local soldiers, squash players, dancers and actors once utilised the building.

  • 202 Telok Ayer Street

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    This site housed the Singapore Chinese Physicians Association and the Singapore Chung Hwa Medical Institution, which influenced the development of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in Singapore. It also served a communal purpose by providing free clinic services to patients from all ethnic communities.

  • Fort Canning Service Reservoir

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    It is difficult to imagine the formidable structure of the Fort Canning Service Reservoir, buried beneath the grassy plateau of Fort Canning Hill. Able to hold up to 30 million gallons of water, this underground storage tank was once one of the largest covered reservoirs in the world.

  • Eden Hall

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    Few have had the privilege of entering the grounds of Eden Hall–an elusive turn-of-the-century mansion hidden within the lush foliage of Nassim Road. Originally constructed by a Jewish magnate, the house is now the official residence of the British High Commissioner in Singapore.

  • The Helping Hand

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    Once the humble birthplace of Sin Min Public School, this three-storey building along Upper Serangoon Road is now known as The Helping Hand – a halfway house for ex-convicts.

  • Stamford Bridge Structure

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    In a corner of the War Memorial Park, two small structures are all that remains of the Stamford Bridge–the first bridge to be built across the now-covered Stamford Canal.

  • 5 Stanley Street

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    Built upon reclaimed land from the Telok Ayer Bay, the shophouse at 5 Stanley Street was once the office headquarters of the famed merchant and philanthropist Lee Cheng Yan.

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