This 1992 photograph depicts two-storey shophouse at Balestier Road. This first transitional shophouse-styled building features moulded plaster panel below the casement windows, grilled transform windows and rectangular vents. The road mentioned is named after Joseph Balestier, the first American Consul in 1834. Title devised by Library staff.
All rights reserved. Lee Kip Lin and National Library Board, Singapore 2009.