Demolition work to start for Dakota Crescent and Pearl Bank Apartments

As announced in 2017, six blocks (10, 12, 14, 16, 18 and 20) around the Dove playground (above) and courtyard in Dakota Crescent will be retained.
As announced in 2017, six blocks (10, 12, 14, 16, 18 and 20) around the Dove playground (above) and courtyard in Dakota Crescent will be retained.PHOTO: ST FILE
Another landmark that will be facing the chopping block soon is Outram Park's Pearl Bank Apartments.
Another landmark that will be facing the chopping block soon is Outram Park's Pearl Bank Apartments.ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI

SINGAPORE - Parts of the 1958 Dakota Crescent estate will be torn down from the first half of next year.

The Housing Board has called for a tender to tear down blocks 2, 4, 6, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30 and 32 as well as other ancillary structures at the estate off Old Airport Road.

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