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Grand Hotel, 2003 : exterior

This 2003 photograph shows the exterior of one of the buildings of Grand Hotel, located at Still Road. The Victorian-style two-storey building has architectural features like Corinthian columns, decorative arches and plaster facade decorations. The building is partially hidden by trees. Grand Hotel, a Victorian-style complex was built in 1917 and used as a private residence by Moona Kadir Sultan, a wealthy Indian merchant. The complex was then-named Karikal Mahal, after the merchant’s hometown of Karikal in Tamil Nadu (India). Grand Hotel itself was established in 1947 and closed in 2000. Title devised by Library staff.

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All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2004.


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