Housing in Singapore
Past, Present, Future
Singapore's housing in the past
Tiong Bahru is built in 1930s. First project undertaken by the Singapore Improvement Trust. Its street named after chinese pioneers of the 19th and early 20th centuries. The facilities are park, carpark, shopping malls, swimming pool, multi-purpose hall, hawker centre, school, fitness station, playground, skyscrapers, tall buildings, wet market, supermarket.There is many memories for the people living there as childhood, adulthood memories.
Most of the interviewees responded that they have stayed in Tiong Bahru since they were young and they find it convenient of staying in Tiong Bahru as Tiong Bahru is in business district they can go to shopping mall,Orchard.They reach their destination easily by just walking to it for awhile. One even said that they do not want to leave or move away from this place as it is precious to them as the place itself has contain their childhood memories.