Another Day in Downtown Singapore

Downtown Singapore, the heartbeat of the island. It is a hive of activity every weekday and turns into a ghost town over the weekends. Here are some pictures from a regular work day in the city.

Another Day in Downtown Singapore 1Cars packed at the small round loop at Church Street.

Another Day in Downtown Singapore 2The Quadrant at Cecil a heritage office space may be dwarfed by the taller skyscrapers behind it, but is certainly much richer in culture and history.

Another Day in Downtown Singapore 3Vehicles drive and workers walk across Church Street past the centuries old Yueh Hai Ching Temple.

Another Day in Downtown Singapore 4The colonial roof structure at the outside of what used to be Commercial Square. Trading businesses of the bygone age built their offices around commercial square. It is now a pedestrian park and an entrance/exit to a train station and underground mall.

Another Day in Downtown Singapore 4Sculpture outside the BNP Paribas building. The people behind share the same form as the sculpture.

Another Day in Downtown Singapore 5The Collyer Quay Roundabout.

Another Day in Downtown Singapore 6The first of the lunch crowd leave their offices to beat the masses.

Another Day in Downtown Singapore 7Republic Plaza

Another Day in Downtown Singapore 8Families and holidaymakers enjoy a relaxing ride on the family swing as workers rush about their day.

Another Day in Downtown Singapore 9The former Commercial Square today.

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