Wednesday, 30 March 2016

The Cozy Corner spiral

If you are at this backpacker place, don't forget to take in the view from the spiral staircase at the back.

How the front of the building looks, from North Bridge Road. The windows with green panes are also very retro. Just a bit of trivial about North Bridge Road -- it is one of the earliest, and longest roads in Singapore. It was constructed by G D Coleman between 1833 and 1835, and built by convict labour (like Bras Basah Road). Just for info, today, ofice rental at a shophouse along this road can cost anything from $4,200 to $10,000 a month, depending on the sq area. Room rental, around $1,500.  The Mun Dispensary may ring a bell to old timers. See: http://eresources.nlb.gov.sg/pictures/Details/8f25df82-bc1b-4dc7-bc45-ec47b3903d59


2 comments:

streetsing said...

Yes..this stretch of shop-houses have gone through changes. In the past there were two butcher shops, one live chicken shop and toy shop in the vicinity. The Mun dispensary or Mun Heng in Cantonese was quite well know for their cough mixture :)

Tienyin Lo said...

Good memory. I cant remember the live xhicken shop;)