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Old March 24th, 2005, 05:11 PM   #1
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China Square, Far East Square, Capital Square

A very unique area. Hundreds of conserved and restored shophouses.
A combination of old and new.
But one thing I hate is how monotonous Far East and Capital Squares look.

China Sqaure:

10 rows of shophouses in 3 blocks.
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Juxtaposition: China Sqaure on the left, Far East Square (in brown ()) in the distance....


This shophouse looks odd....


Far East Square. The corner shophouse holds the flagship stall of Ya Kun. :cheers3:
I hate Far East's colour scheme....
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Old March 24th, 2005, 05:21 PM   #3
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Glass roof almost touching the mast of this shophouse behind Great Eastern


China Square facing Great Eastern... Looks dead......
It is, I'll say the most unique office complex in Singapore....


Water Gate at Fare East facing Capital Square..... So many gates, I nearly got lost....


Part of Capital Square opposite Water Gate

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Old March 24th, 2005, 06:39 PM   #4
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It's a nice place to chill out. Who did u go with?
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Old March 24th, 2005, 06:47 PM   #5
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Oh, my cousin...
And that's why I couldn't take many pics....
She isn't interested in that stuff......
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Old March 25th, 2005, 03:13 AM   #6
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Great tour! I didn't know about china square initially.
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Old March 25th, 2005, 04:11 AM   #7
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Quote:
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Oh, my cousin...
And that's why I couldn't take many pics....
She isn't interested in that stuff......
on the contrary the number of pics ARE quite substantial for going with someone who isnt interested in such 'stuff'.

anyway those shophouses are originals right?

Great work!
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Old March 25th, 2005, 05:09 PM   #8
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Yup, these are real whereas those at Bugis Junction are duplicates.
But for Far East, only the ground floor is the shopping centre.
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Old March 25th, 2005, 05:21 PM   #9
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on the contrary the number of pics ARE quite substantial for going with someone who isnt interested in such 'stuff'.
Huh?
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Old March 26th, 2005, 02:53 AM   #10
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meaning you actually managed to get quite a number of shots lah!
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Oh....


Capital Square....

Seeing all those shophouses, it makes me wonder what stood on the site of Great Eastern...
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Anyone knows where this was taken from?
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I think it was taken from the carpark opposite?
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If only Far East had Bugis's comcept and marketing....
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It seems a place that caters more for office crowd, but theres no reason why it cant be more than that in future, with more residential projects over there.
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Now only the ground floor is retail and F&B....

I actually hoped that the whole complex could be integrated into a shopping mall.
Think Bugis, but real shophouses....
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Old March 26th, 2005, 12:20 PM   #17
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Former Fu Tak Chi Temple, one of the oldest temples here.
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Old March 30th, 2005, 05:10 PM   #18
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Might return to the area tomorrow, attempt to take 'then & now' shots...

This time, WITH a tripod and cap!
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Old March 30th, 2005, 06:21 PM   #19
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^China Square consists of 10 rows of shohouses

Capital Sqaure has 2 rows


Can be very confusing....
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Old April 7th, 2005, 12:15 AM   #20
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Pics taken last week without tripod....
Not well, taken I know....
Quite a rush that day...

China Square

^Nankin Row, view from fountain plaza. Nice light effect on shophouses...


^Hokien Street row, behind Great Eastern


^South Bridge Court, facing South Bridge Road


^Nankin Row, facing South Bridge Road


^South Bridge Court, Chin Chew Street pedestrian mall, facing Marsh & McLennan Centre


^China Court, Chin Chew Street pedestrian mall, facing Marsh & McLennan Centre
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