On the trail of art in Singapore: Chinatown

Top 10 murals in Chinatown: A walk down memory lane

In the last of a three-part series on murals in Singapore, The Straits Times takes a peek into a bygone era in Chinatown

A nondescript Housing Board block in Kreta Ayer Road is host to four of the oldest murals in Chinatown, painted three decades ago in 1988.

Mural artist Yip Yew Chong has, however, lamented that the murals, including the artists' signatures and the year they were created, were painted over last year.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 30, 2019, with the headline 'A walk down memory lane'. Print Edition | Subscribe