Showcase of Yishun's heritage at site of building project

Hoardings-cum-street gallery at Chong Pang rejuvenation project has become a 'mini attraction'

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A street gallery showing the rich heritage and history of Yishun, also known as Nee Soon, has popped up in a rather unusual location: a construction site.

The former Chong Pang Community Club in Yishun Ring Road and Block 102 Yishun Avenue 5 are being demolished to make way for a 0.9ha integrated development by the Singapore Land Authority (SLA). But the hoardings - 2.4m tall and 400m long - surrounding the construction site have been adorned with illustrations, photographs and storyboards.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 14, 2022, with the headline Showcase of Yishun's heritage at site of building project. Subscribe