This 1971 photograph shows land reclamation in progress on the beach near Tanjong Rhu, in the vicinity of Amber Road. Some public housing apartments can be seen, in the background. This stretch of land is now part of the East Coast Park (Chinese: 东海岸公园; Malay: Taman Pantai Timur) The reclamation was completed in the 1970s and it extends from Tanjong Rhu to Katong. Title devised by Library staff.
From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All Rights Reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board Singapore 2009.