Circular Road, with Canton Street on the right : general view [2]

This 1982 photograph depicts Circular Road, with its intersection at Canton Street on the right of the image. Rows of shophouses line both sides of the street. Several parked vehicles including vans and cars, can be seen on either side of the road. The Expressionist style shophouse designed by Ho Kwong Yew, one of Singapore's well-known architects, can also be seen in the background. Circular Road is so-named because it follows the curve of the Singapore River. 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
  • Roads--Singapore--Photographs
  • Commercial buildings--Singapore--Photographs
  • Shophouses--Singapore--Photographs
  • Vehicles--Singapore--Photographs
  • Streets--Singapore--Photographs

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