End of a golden age?

Mr Ponno Kalastree, 71, lives on the 12th floor at Golden Mile Complex, which is being sold en bloc.
Above: Mr Ponno Kalastree, 71, says his apartment at Golden Mile Complex is a good spot to enjoy fireworks and the light shows of the Supertrees at Gardens by the Bay. Below: The stepped terrace building was originally meant to herald a new era for t
Mr Ponno Kalastree, 71, says his apartment at Golden Mile Complex is a good spot to enjoy fireworks and the light shows of the Supertrees at Gardens by the Bay. ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

Golden Mile Complex owners voted to sell en bloc despite their attachment to building

Like a monolithic cruise ship permanently "docked" by the Kallang Basin, Golden Mile Complex has a special place in the hearts of some of its long-time residents.

Mr Ponno Kalastree, 71, said he feels like a small boy navigating his way across an ocean liner whenever he walks along the lengthy corridors of the complex.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 23, 2018, with the headline 'End of a golden age?'. Print Edition | Subscribe