Tuesday, 25 January 2011

The Victoria Institution, Kuala Lumpur

The Victoria Institution was at High Street before it was relocated to Petaling Hill.

VI @ High Street

  • was a brick and wood building with Malay architecture
  • was on low ground and prone to flooding
  • was flooded in 1926
  • was razed by fire (undated) and was rebuilt (undated)

VI @ Petaling Hill
  • existed in 1937 (without any trees)
  • is near Stadium Merdeka
  • the playing field was a cemetery
  • the bookstore in the school basement was used as a prison cell by the Japanese army in WWII

External links: