Posts Tagged: queenstown

Walking on Ridout Road

Tucked away in-between Holland Road and Commonwealth Avenue sits a network of roads, namely Ridout, Swettenham and Peirce Road that are home to an array of private homes sitting quietly in near untouched tropical surroundings. These roads, all of which were

Walking on Ridout Road

Tucked away in-between Holland Road and Commonwealth Avenue sits a network of roads, namely Ridout, Swettenham and Peirce Road that are home to an array of private homes sitting quietly in near untouched tropical surroundings. These roads, all of which were

Dawson and Alexandra Heritage Trail – From Army Bunkers to Butterfly Blocks

From forested army bunkers to butterfly blocks, the recently launched Dawson and Alexandra Heritage Trail presents a different side of the historic Queenstown neighbourhood, brought to life through stories by passionate guides and long-time residents. Starting off at the commercial

Dawson and Alexandra Heritage Trail – From Army Bunkers to Butterfly Blocks

From forested army bunkers to butterfly blocks, the recently launched Dawson and Alexandra Heritage Trail presents a different side of the historic Queenstown neighbourhood, brought to life through stories by passionate guides and long-time residents. Starting off at the commercial

My Queenstown – By residents

More often than not, the idea behind the preservation of monuments in Singapore is usually reserved for buildings or places that have a strong political, religious or national identity. Yet a journey through the recently launched My Queenstown Heritage Trail perhaps

My Queenstown – By residents

More often than not, the idea behind the preservation of monuments in Singapore is usually reserved for buildings or places that have a strong political, religious or national identity. Yet a journey through the recently launched My Queenstown Heritage Trail perhaps

Church of the Blessed Sacrament

With its distinguishable blue tent-shaped roof, the architectural intrigue of the Church of the Blessed Sacrament exemplifies the dedication and communal history of this near 50-year old cornerstone of Queenstown Community. The beginnings of the church go back to 1954,

Church of the Blessed Sacrament

With its distinguishable blue tent-shaped roof, the architectural intrigue of the Church of the Blessed Sacrament exemplifies the dedication and communal history of this near 50-year old cornerstone of Queenstown Community. The beginnings of the church go back to 1954,

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