This 1986 photograph shows Syed Alwi Road (from near Jalan Besar towards Rochor Canal). It shows a view of a street with shophouse buildings and roadside parking lots, on both sides. Syed Alwi Road is named after Syed Allie bin Mohamed Al Junied (1814 - 1858), the son of an Arab merchant, who contributed generously to the community. Title devised by Library staff.
From the Lee Kip Lin Collection.
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