Flat Pekeliling - 18.03.2012

Monday, March 19, 2012

Credit to: WIKIPEDIA:

Pekeliling Flats or better known as Tunku Abdul Rahman Flats was the second high-rise apartment building in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia afterSuleiman Courts. They were built between 1964 and 1967. The 11 blocks of the flats (Block A, Block B (both demolished in 2006), Block C, Block D, Block E, Block F, Block G, Block H, Block J, Block K and Block L) were located on Jalan Pekeliling (now Jalan Tun Razak) and Jalan Pahang.

Blocks A and B were demolished in mid-2006 to make way for a proposed luxury apartment development project. However, as of June 2011, the plot of land where Block A & B once stood remained empty and has turned into a 'mini jungle'.

The remaining blocks (Blocks C - L) on the other side of the road was earmarked to be demolished later. The last family was evacuated toSetapak in 2008.

However, as of December 2010, the blocks continued to stand, appearing as a sore thumb in the Kuala Lumpurian skyline.

#for me its not a sore thumb.. its a reminder of Malaysia's past....
I would really love it if the Government would keep some old building.. to remind us where we came from... what we have to endure to get where we are now.. thats why i love to travel overseas... to see their old buildings... the old architecture buildings.... it takes you back to that era...


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