Posts Tagged: chinatown

Hong Lim Apartments

Nestled in between the multi-coloured shophouses along Upper Cross Street and the towering Park Royal @ Pickering on another, the relatively muted white and blue façade (recently painted green) of Hong Lim Complex & Apartments is an eclectic mix of

Hong Lim Apartments

Nestled in between the multi-coloured shophouses along Upper Cross Street and the towering Park Royal @ Pickering on another, the relatively muted white and blue façade (recently painted green) of Hong Lim Complex & Apartments is an eclectic mix of

A walk along Mosque Street

For most of us, the Chinatown we know today is often perceived as either a congested tourist trap or an enclave where members of our pioneer generation gather to stay in touch with familiar foods and faces. Yet take a

A walk along Mosque Street

For most of us, the Chinatown we know today is often perceived as either a congested tourist trap or an enclave where members of our pioneer generation gather to stay in touch with familiar foods and faces. Yet take a

A journey up the Pearl Bank Apartments

From afar, the colossal cylindrical shaped Pearl Bank Apartments stand as an imposing presence overlooking the shophouses of Chinatown. Resembling something like that of a hive, the various interlocking split-level spaces present a complex but altogether astounding piece of urban

A journey up the Pearl Bank Apartments

From afar, the colossal cylindrical shaped Pearl Bank Apartments stand as an imposing presence overlooking the shophouses of Chinatown. Resembling something like that of a hive, the various interlocking split-level spaces present a complex but altogether astounding piece of urban

Jinrikisha station: The former Rickshaw Headquarters

Located across Maxwell Hawker Centre, at the junction of Neil and Tanjong Pagar Road, stands the Jinrikisha Station. Built in 1903 by Municipal Engineer Samuel Tomlinson, this symmetrically triangular-shaped building with a unique Octagonal cupola (dome-like structure), once served as

Jinrikisha station: The former Rickshaw Headquarters

Located across Maxwell Hawker Centre, at the junction of Neil and Tanjong Pagar Road, stands the Jinrikisha Station. Built in 1903 by Municipal Engineer Samuel Tomlinson, this symmetrically triangular-shaped building with a unique Octagonal cupola (dome-like structure), once served as

From the rooftop of People’s Park Complex

A walk in Chinatown is never complete without at least catching a glimpse of the 31 storey People’s Park Complex. Built in 1973 by DP architects, it’s been regarded as symbol of Asian Modernism that helped pioneer Singapore’s shift from

From the rooftop of People’s Park Complex

A walk in Chinatown is never complete without at least catching a glimpse of the 31 storey People’s Park Complex. Built in 1973 by DP architects, it’s been regarded as symbol of Asian Modernism that helped pioneer Singapore’s shift from