15 Aug '17, 9am

Johore Road was once a well-known road in S’pore until it got erased from our maps in the 1990s https://t.co/PrJ7rnIOsu

Johore Road is not to be confused with Johor, a state in Malaysia. Despite what its name suggests, Johore Road used to be in Singapore. It ran parallel to Queen Street and Victoria Street but was expunged in the late 1990s. This is a map from the 1970s-80s: Photo from NAS Advertisement Here’s where Johore Road would be if it still existed today: Screenshot adapted from Google Maps. Johore Road used to have rows of shophouses and back-alleys. It was once home to house temples, family businesses and a red light district. However, all traces of that have since vanished. Here’s a look at the hustle and bustle of the place before it disappeared: Happening street-life Johore Road used to be abuzz with the day-to-day activities of its inhabitants. This is a photo of Johore Road from the 1980s when there were still hawkers and wholesalers along the street: Photo from NAS Photo fro...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2017/08/johore-road-was-once-a-well-...

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