Monthly Archives: August 2016

8th Blue Plaque (Sofaer Building)

As one of the historic prestigious buildings in Yangon, Lokanat building, which is located at the corner of Pansodan and Merchant road, received blue plaque commemoration on September 18, 2015. This Italianate style building which was built around 1906 is … Continue reading

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7th Blue Plaque (Central Press)

Government Central Press building in Yangon received the seventh Blue Plaque commemoration on August 10, 2015. With the façade design drawn by a well-known Scottish Architect John Begg, construction of the site started in 1909 and completed in 1912 with … Continue reading

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5th Blue Plaque (General Post Office)

A commemorative blue plaque was installed at the Yangon’s General Post Office on the Strand road on May 29, 2015. This is the fifth plaque of Yangon following the City Hall, AYA Bank (former Rowe & Co Department Store), Armenian … Continue reading

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6th Blue Plaque (Myanma Agricultural Development Bank)

The sixth commemorative Blue Plaque of Yangon was installed in the Myanmar Agricultural Development Bank on Pansodan road in Kyauktada township on June 17, 2015. Built in 1930, this building originally served as the Yangon branch of Grindlay’s Bank and … Continue reading

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4th Blue Plaque (Central Fire Station)

The fourth commemorative Blue Plaque of Yangon was installed at the Central Fire Station in Kyauktada township near the famous Sule Pagoda at the center of the city on October 16, 2014. The Central Fire Station (Sule) is included in … Continue reading

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