This used to be a goldsmith shop. It had long been boarded up and abandoned. Trees are now taking over. It appears that this shophouse and the adjacent buildings will be demolished at some point of time.
Childhood Neighbourhood in Singapore revisited February 18th 2008 I spent my memorable childhood in this immediate neighbourhood. Much had been demolished to make way for progress. I am glad that at least some parts have been spared and preserved for posterity. For how long, nobody knows because Singapore is a land-scarce nation. It is very tiny that it has become necessary to reclaim land from the sea. What used to be a sea-front bungalow is now hundreds if not ... read more
Asia » Singapore » Bugis Village Singapore was founded as a British trading colony in 1819. It joined the Malaysian Federation in 1963 but separated two years later and became independent. It subsequently became one of the world's most prosperous countries with strong international ... ... read more