Capitol Theatre, 1960s : night view

The Namazie brothers, a Persian family built the Capitol Theatre in 1929 and completed the accompanying four-storey building, Shaw Building in 1933. Designed by the Shanghai-based Keys and Dowdeswell, the building is a landmark in the Civic and Cultural district. Donated by Lye Siew Fong, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_113. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.

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This digital copy © National Library Board Singapore 2008. The original work © Lye Siew Fong.

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