Timothy Tye
Lavender Street


Lavender Street, SingaporeLavender Street, Singapore (27 July, 2017)


Lavender Street is a street in Kallang, Singapore. It connects Balestier Road, at the intersection with Serangoon Road, in the north, with Crawford Street, at the intersection with Kallang Road. The road dates back to 8 March, 1858, at a time when the area was covered with Chinese vegetable gardens. The area was smelly from the nightsoil used by the farmers, but the residents called the place lavender, out of sarcasm1. The municipality somehow accepted that name, and the road became known as Lavender Street.

Map of Lavender Street

Sights along Lavender Street

  1. Aperia (GPS: 1.31033, 103.86389)
  2. Aqueen Hotel Lavender (GPS: 1.3124, 103.86122)
  3. ARC 380 (GPS: 1.31329, 103.86032)
  4. Citylights Condominium (GPS: 1.30948, 103.86315)
  5. CT Hub 2 (GPS: 1.31142, 103.86265)
  6. ESSO Lavender Street (GPS: 1.3134, 103.86111)
  7. Far East Refrigeration Building (GPS: 1.31115, 103.8628)
  8. Fragrance Hotel Lavender (GPS: 1.30993, 103.86307)
  9. Hotel 81 Lavender (GPS: 1.31071, 103.86245)
  10. King George's Building (GPS: 1.31032, 103.86259)
  11. Pek Chuan Building (GPS: 1.31182, 103.86236)
  12. Raduga Center (GPS: 1.31073, 103.86314)
  13. Singapore Casket (GPS: 1.31207, 103.86143)
  14. Tai Pei Buddhist Centre (GPS: 1.30929, 103.86445)

Aqueen Hotel LavenderAqueen Hotel Lavender (27 July, 2017)


Hotel 81 Lavender, SingaporeHotel 81 Lavender, at the junction of Lavender Street with King George's Avenue. (27 July, 2017)


Far East Refrigeration BuildingFar East Refrigeration Building on Lavender Street. (27 July, 2017)


CT Hub 2CT Hub 2 on Lavender Street, Singapore. (27 July, 2017)


Raduga Center and Aperia MallView of Raduga Center with Aperia Mall behind it. (27 July, 2017)

Lavender Street on Google Maps Street View

Lavender Street (Jul 2016)

References

1. Singapore Street Names, by Victor R. Savage and Brenda S.A. Yeoh, page 223

List of the Streets in Singapore

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