News analysis

Post-1965 structures pose challenge

(Clockwise from top left) People’s Park Complex, People’s Park Centre, Golden Mile Tower and Golden Mile Complex.PHOTOS: LIANHE WANBAO, LIANHE ZAOBAO, SHIN MIN DAILY NEWS

A trio of buildings constructed after independence - the People's Park Complex, Golden Mile Complex and Golden Mile Tower - are seeking collective sales, which, if successful, would wipe out a myriad of memories for a generation or two of Singaporeans.

Yet, not many would shed tears. Indeed, apart from their tired exteriors and poorly maintained interiors, the utilitarian architecture of these post-1965 structures is inherently unappealing to the layman.

Please or to continue reading the full article.

Get unlimited access to all stories at $0.99/month

  • Latest headlines and exclusive stories
  • In-depth analyses and award-winning multimedia content
  • Get access to all with our no-contract promotional package at only $0.99/month for the first 3 months*

*Terms and conditions apply.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 11, 2018, with the headline 'Post-1965 structures pose challenge'. Subscribe