Posts Tagged: hdb

Just Anthony – Chinese Lifestyle furniture in the Modern day

Step into Just Anthony and you might just spot a piece of furniture or accessory that would fit perfectly in the home of your grandparents, or better yet, a museum. With a history dating back to the 1970s, Just Anthony

Just Anthony – Chinese Lifestyle furniture in the Modern day

Step into Just Anthony and you might just spot a piece of furniture or accessory that would fit perfectly in the home of your grandparents, or better yet, a museum. With a history dating back to the 1970s, Just Anthony

Ghim Moh Estate

Unlike its more illustrious surrounding neighbourhoods of Holland Village and Buona Vista (which it is actually part of), Ghim Moh estate is a comparatively quiet enclave that is trying to hold on to its history in the wake of continuous

Ghim Moh Estate

Unlike its more illustrious surrounding neighbourhoods of Holland Village and Buona Vista (which it is actually part of), Ghim Moh estate is a comparatively quiet enclave that is trying to hold on to its history in the wake of continuous

Everton Park

Not to be confused with the footballing club of the same name, Everton Park is one of Singapore’s earliest HDB neighbourhoods that over the past couple of years, has seen a steady increase in new found cafes, boutiques and bistros

Everton Park

Not to be confused with the footballing club of the same name, Everton Park is one of Singapore’s earliest HDB neighbourhoods that over the past couple of years, has seen a steady increase in new found cafes, boutiques and bistros

The empty flats of Tanglin Halt

Built between 1960-1967 alongside Queenstown, Singapore’s first satellite town, stands the empty ten-storey flats of blocks 74-80 located along Commonwealth Road. Together with the other HDB flats around the area, these blocks are better known to many as ‘chap lau’ (Hokkien for

The empty flats of Tanglin Halt

Built between 1960-1967 alongside Queenstown, Singapore’s first satellite town, stands the empty ten-storey flats of blocks 74-80 located along Commonwealth Road. Together with the other HDB flats around the area, these blocks are better known to many as ‘chap lau’ (Hokkien for

Defu Industrial Estate

With over 1000 factories spread across 130 hectares, the Defu Industrial Estate, like many others before it, sits relatively undisturbed, almost obscured even from the surrounding neighbourhoods of Ubi and Hougang Ave 3/Lorong Ah Soo. Since 1978, the area, which

Defu Industrial Estate

With over 1000 factories spread across 130 hectares, the Defu Industrial Estate, like many others before it, sits relatively undisturbed, almost obscured even from the surrounding neighbourhoods of Ubi and Hougang Ave 3/Lorong Ah Soo. Since 1978, the area, which

The Hakka Cemetery

For many Singaporeans living in the west, a trip on the East-West line towards town is often filled with the dread given the distance and jostling for space on board. Yet in a pocket of space in-between Buona Vista and

The Hakka Cemetery

For many Singaporeans living in the west, a trip on the East-West line towards town is often filled with the dread given the distance and jostling for space on board. Yet in a pocket of space in-between Buona Vista and

Block 316: The rainbow painted block that made me want to find them all

This rainbow painted mural is located at Block 316, Hougang Avenue 5, just two blocks from where I’ve stayed all my life. Up till now I’ve never thought much about it, but as I began exploring different neighbourhoods, I realise

Block 316: The rainbow painted block that made me want to find them all

This rainbow painted mural is located at Block 316, Hougang Avenue 5, just two blocks from where I’ve stayed all my life. Up till now I’ve never thought much about it, but as I began exploring different neighbourhoods, I realise