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A pictorial look at Mount Faber through the last 50 years

Published on May 8, 2014 3:12 PM
 
This 1969 photograph shows the first development at Mount Faber, a then-new hill road. -- ST FILE PHOTO

In the 1960s through to the 1980s, Mount Faber, one of the oldest parks in Singapore, was a favourite destination for both Singaporeans and tourists. The top of the hill offered a panoramic view of the south-west coast as well as the Central Business District.

However, the place seems to have fallen out of favour with Singaporeans in recent years as new attractions have sprung up around the island and newer parks compete for attention. So Mount Faber Leisure Group recently launched a makeover for the venue's image. The group is hoping to rebrand the place as a more casual, accessible destination.

We trawl The Straits Times' photograph archive to see how the place has changed in the past 50 years.

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