Change and Continuity in Bishan

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Change and Continuity in Bishan by Mind Map: Change and Continuity in Bishan

1. Changes

1.1. Old

1.1.1. Chinese Cemetery

1.1.1.1. For Guangdong immigrants

1.1.1.1.1. Cantonese

1.1.1.1.2. Hakka

1.1.1.2. No one wanted to stay there because of its "bad fengshui"

1.1.2. Several kampongs

1.1.2.1. A small community of settlers

1.1.2.2. Eg. Kampong San Teng (A Cantonese Village)

1.1.2.2.1. cemetery caretakers

1.1.2.2.2. tombstone engravers

1.1.2.2.3. peddlers of funeral paraphernalia,

1.1.3. World War II Battle Site

1.1.4. Facilities/Amenities

1.1.4.1. School

1.1.4.2. Farms

1.1.4.3. Teahouse

1.1.4.4. Market

1.1.4.5. Cinema

1.1.4.5.1. Nam Kok Cinema

1.1.5. Kallang River

1.2. New

1.2.1. HDB (Housing and Development Board) flats

1.2.1.1. More than 23,000 flats

1.2.1.2. Flats are priced above-average

1.2.1.2.1. First estate to feature HDB flats with open roof terraces

1.2.2. Transport

1.2.2.1. Bus interchange

1.2.2.2. MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) interchange

1.2.3. Facilities/Amenities

1.2.3.1. Town centre

1.2.3.2. Shopping Malls

1.2.3.2.1. Junction 8

1.2.3.3. Schools

1.2.3.3.1. Catholic High

1.2.3.3.2. Raffles Insitution

1.2.3.4. Parks

1.2.3.4.1. Bishan Active Park

1.2.3.5. Bishan Library

1.2.4. 4 neighbourhoods

1.2.4.1. Shunfu

1.2.4.2. Bishan East

1.2.4.3. Bishan North

1.2.4.4. Bishan West

1.2.5. Kallang River

1.2.5.1. No Longer Polluted

2. Continuity

2.1. Kallang River

2.1.1. Longest river in Singapore

2.1.1.1. From Lower Peirce Reservoir

2.1.1.2. Runs through boundary of Ang Mo Kio and Bishan

2.1.1.3. Cuts through Braddell, Toa Payoh and Potong Pasir

2.1.1.4. Passes St. Andrews at Woodsville

2.1.1.5. Drains into Kallang Basin

2.1.1.5.1. Northeast of Singapore River

2.2. Famous Food/ Hawker stalls

2.2.1. Kim San Leng Food Centre

2.2.2. Ming Kee Chicken Rice Porridge

2.3. Pitched roofs

2.3.1. Used for pavilions in the past

2.3.2. Now used in some HDB blocks

3. auspicious