Sunday, 22 May 2016

Everton's preserved charms

Everton Road with its charming shophouses -- some are original and dating back to the late 1800s. Pictures: 7 May 2016.
Traditional wooden signboard on top of entance.
Auspicious couplets on doors.
Traditional outer swing doors. Windows (below) decorated with gold motifs.

66 Spottiswoode Park Road. An oft-photographed shophouse as its original 19th Century artwork got peeled off, uncovering the only known example of an intact and original 19th century decorative scheme in Singapore -- according to the URA website.
Back of shophouses facing Neil Road.

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