This 1970 photograph shows a vast stretch of land, with sparse green grass. Land reclamation is in progress on the land near Tanjong Rhu, in the vicinity of Amber Road. 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. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
From the Lee Kip Lin Collection. All Rights Reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board Singapore 2009.