Loke Yew Street, towards Armenian Street, 1982 : general view [3]

This 1982 photograph depicts Loke Yew Street, towards Armenian Street. A row of 4-storey Art Deco shophouses with plaster ornamentation, geometrically shaped decorative elements and ornately carved capitals can be seen on the right. Former Tao Nan School can be partially seen at the end of the street, in the background. Loke Yew Street is named after Chinese businessman Loke Yew, the father of Cathay Organisation chairman Loke Wan Tho. Title devised by Library staff.

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From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.

  • Architecture and Landscape>>Streets and Places
  • Architecture and Landscape>>Building Types>>Commercial Buildings
  • Architecture and Landscape>>Building Types>>Residential Buildings
  • Streets--Singapore--Photographs
  • Roads--Singapore--Interchanges and intersections--Photographs
  • Shophouses--Singapore--Photographs


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