Posts Tagged: tanglin

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

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

White Bungalows at Wessex Estate

Made up of a dozen bungalows and 26 small blocks of flats, Wessex Estate is one of the few areas where colonial black-and-white houses still remain. Built in the 1940s by the British administration Public Works Department (PWD), the houses

White Bungalows at Wessex Estate

Made up of a dozen bungalows and 26 small blocks of flats, Wessex Estate is one of the few areas where colonial black-and-white houses still remain. Built in the 1940s by the British administration Public Works Department (PWD), the houses