Kallang In The Past
Kallang is not only the home to Kallang River which is the longest river in Singapore, but also the district where many historic landmarks including the former National Stadium, the Kallang Gasworks and the Kallang Airport were located. Learn where these landmarks were located and their history in this story map.
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This story map is not a comprehensive coverage of all the historic landmarks found in Kallang.
The title of the base map used in this story map is the “Singapore, South East Road Map” (1973).
This story map used related articles in Infopedia, HistorySG, BiblioAsia, and Roots as references. It also consulted the following books: Singapore Street Names: A Study of Toponymics (2013), What’s in the Name?: How the Streets and Villages in Singapore Got Their Names (2018), Ray Tyers’ Singapore: Then & Now (2018), Singapore: A Guide to Buildings, Streets, Places (1988), In Granite and Chunam: The National Monuments of Singapore (1996), Singapore: A Pictorial History 1819-2000 (1999), Tidal Fortunes: A Story of Change: The Singapore River and Kallang Basin (1990), Our Home by the Kallang River: Past, Present and Future (2019), The Kallang Story: A Sports, Arts and Heritage Trail (2019), and A Kampong and Its Temple: Change and Tradition in Kampong Sar Kong and the Mun San Fook Tuck Chee (2016).