Geylang Road, westwards, from near Paya Lebar Road junction : general view

This 1982 photograph shows Geylang Road, westwards from near Paya Lebar Road junction. It shows a view of a street lined with shophouses and roadside parking lots. Geylang is believed to be a corruption of the term "kilang", Malay for factory, from the coconut and lemongrass processing factories of the area. 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.

Subjects
  • Architecture and Landscape>>Streets and Places
  • Architecture and Landscape>>Building Types>>Commercial Buildings
  • Architecture and Landscape>>Building Types>>Residential Buildings
  • Geylang (Singapore)--Photographs
  • Streets--Singapore--Geylang--Photographs
  • Shophouses--Singapore--Geylang--Photographs
  • Parking lots--Singapore--Geylang--Photographs

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