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Post-1965 structures pose challenge

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.

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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'. Print Edition | Subscribe