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Coleman Street is one of the streets in downtown Singapore. It starts at the intersection with Hill Street and Armenian Street, and ends at the junction with St Andrew's Road. In between it intersects with North Bridge Road and forms junctions with Colombo Court and Coleman Lane.


Coleman Street, Singapore
Coleman Street, Singapore
Author: Terence Ong (Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported)



Coleman Street was named after George Drumgold Coleman (1795-1844), the famous 19th century architect who designed many of the buildings in Singapore. Born in Ireland, he was reponsible in drafting the layout of the 1822 Jackson Plan of Singapore for Stamford Raffles. He designed the He had his home on 3 Coleman Street.

Among the buildings in Singapore designed by George Coleman - in its present form or an earlier version - include the following, which I will call according to their present-day names:
  1. Armenian Church of St Gregory the Illuminator
  2. CHIJMES (Caldwell House)
  3. Coleman Bridge
  4. Cupolas of Fort Canning
  5. Jamae Mosque
  6. Lau Pa Sat
  7. Malay Heritage Centre
  8. St Andrew's Cathedral (earlier version)


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