by Kwok Kian-Woon, C.J. Wee Wan-Ling and Karen Chia (eds)
SHS book in PDF: Rethinking Chinatown
N.B.: Appendix (pages 60-88) are not available in the PDF version.
A preliminary review conducted by the Singapore Heritage Society of the Singapore Tourism Board’s multi-million dollar proposal to “revitalise” Chinatown. The book documents the courses that are relevant for the implementation of the STB plans; draw lessons from the Chinatown debate and reflect on the future directions for the development of other heritage sites in Singapore.
The study presents:
1. The Chinatown heritage.
2. Challenges in the revitalization of Chinatown.
3. Opportunities for the redevelopment of Chinatown.
4. A consideration of the STB proposal.