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Ocean Building at Collyer Quay in Singapore, 1970s [9]

This photographs shows a street and side view of the Ocean Building which is under construction along Collyer Quay, Taken from a building across the street at an elevated angle, it gives an aerial view of the city traffic around a triangle junction along Collyer Quay. The photograph captures the convex front facade of the Ocean Building which is towering above nearby buildings. The 18-storey Asia Insurance Building which is diagonally across would soon lose to the Ocean Building in height when construction of the the planned 28-storey Ocean Building is completed. The foundation stone of the Ocean Building was laid on 26 March 1972 and it was completed in 1974. When completed, the building can be accessed either from Raffles Place or Collyer Quay. Title devised by Library staff.

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