Ex-SCGS students seek to conserve old school site

Proposals for prime Orchard Road site include creative and community uses

Above: An undated archive image of Singapore Chinese Girls' School staff and pupils outside the Primary School Block, which was completed in 1925. Below: Staff and students of SCGS, circa 1948.
Staff and students of SCGS, circa 1948. PHOTOS: SCGS

Proposal 1: A museum, Peranakan-themed cooking school and boutique hotel in a spice garden.

Proposal 2: A creative park for local fashion labels, crafts people and performing arts groups, with regular salons and workshops to foster dialogue and skills transfer.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 05, 2019, with the headline 'Ex-SCGS students seek to conserve old school site'. Print Edition | Subscribe