Pearl Bank Apartments

Pearl Bank Apartments (Chinese: 珍珠苑; pinyin: Zhēnzhū yuàn) is a high-rise private residential building on Pearl's Hill in Outram, near the Chinatown of Singapore.

As the tallest and densest residential building in Singapore when completed in 1976, Pearl Bank Apartments was one of Singapore's pioneers of high-rise, high-density living, and influenced urban development in Singapore and other cities in southeast Asia.

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Pearl Bank Apartments - Architecture
... The Pearl Bank Apartments is a 38-storey hollow ¾ cylindrical tower, resembling a horseshoe, designed for a total occupancy of 1,500 persons ... When completed in 1976, the building had the largest number of apartments contained in a single block, and had the highest density of any private modern residential ... The 272-unit apartment block comprises three types of split-level units — 48 two-bedrom (130 m2 (1,400 sq ft)), 184 three-bedroom (176.5 m2 (1,900 sq ft ...

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