Posts Tagged: singapore nostalgia

Remembering Dakota Crescent: Is it really worth saving?

The traditionally sleepy estate of Dakota Crescent came to life last Sunday with a commemorative event titled Remembering Dakota Crescent. What started out as a simple block party soon evolved to a mini-carnival that had both members from the nearby

Remembering Dakota Crescent: Is it really worth saving?

The traditionally sleepy estate of Dakota Crescent came to life last Sunday with a commemorative event titled Remembering Dakota Crescent. What started out as a simple block party soon evolved to a mini-carnival that had both members from the nearby

Tanjong Pagar Railway Station: Old spaces, New faces

When we look at the resurgence and debate on the importance of conservation in Singapore, the closure of the Tanjong Pagar Railway Station in 2011 often comes to mind. From its astounding architecture, stories of migrant journeys, to the famous

Tanjong Pagar Railway Station: Old spaces, New faces

When we look at the resurgence and debate on the importance of conservation in Singapore, the closure of the Tanjong Pagar Railway Station in 2011 often comes to mind. From its astounding architecture, stories of migrant journeys, to the famous

The dangers of being over-nostalgic in Singapore

In recent years, there has been a resurgence of nostalgia in Singapore, from the food items we long to savour, the vintage furniture we desire to own and the buildings and memories we suddenly deem worth preserving. Nostalgia itself can

The dangers of being over-nostalgic in Singapore

In recent years, there has been a resurgence of nostalgia in Singapore, from the food items we long to savour, the vintage furniture we desire to own and the buildings and memories we suddenly deem worth preserving. Nostalgia itself can