Raffles Place, 1962 : general view [2]

This photograph shows a section of the Raffles Place area (formerly known as Commercial Square), with a carpark in front of the Robinson's Department Store (right) and the OUB (Overseas Union Bank) building (left). The Robinson's Department Store, with its iconic statue of Eros, was destroyed by a fire in 1972 and the current site is now occupied by the OUB Centre. Title devised by Library staff.

Credit Line

From the Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏. All rights reserved, Family of Kouo Shang-Wei and National Library Board Singapore 2007

Subjects
  • Architecture and Landscape>>Building Types>>Commercial Buildings
  • Architecture and Landscape>>Streets and Places
  • Overseas Union Bank Ltd.--Buildings--Photographs
  • Department stores--Singapore--Photographs
  • Arts>>Architecture>>Public and commercial buildings

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