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  • Safe distancing lift floor markers at Bliss@Kovan condominium during phase 2 of re-opening

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Tan, Berny
    Contributed by Berny Tan, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows safe distancing floor markers in the lift during phase 2 of re-opening. The floor markers indicate where people should stand to keep a safe distance from each other while in the lift....
  • Housing Development Board flats, mid-1970s [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the side view of two HDB block of flats with clothes hang on laundry poles. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Victoria Street, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of Victoria Street with shophouses along the road. A block of flats can be seen at the far end of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View from Mount Faber, mid-1970s [4]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a view of Telok Blangah public housing estate from Mount Faber. The flats are newly constructed with one tall block covered with wooden scaffolding. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Housing Development Board flats, mid-1970s [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a block of flats, with clothes hang from laundry poles. Title devised by Library staff.
  • White Rainbow Bridge at Chinese Garden, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Arts · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows the white Rainbow Bridge near the entrance to the Chinese Garden. There is a large crowd at the entrance and a few blocks of flats are visible at the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View from Mount Faber, mid-1970s [3]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a view of Telok Blangah public housing estate from Mount Faber. The HDB flats are newly built and the surrounding area still under construction. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Vendor selling masks, mid-1970s [1]

    Economy · Arts · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street vendor on his trishaw peddling handmade face masks at the junction of Crawford Street and North Bridge Road. A few HDB flats are seen in the background and Eng Cheong Tower is on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Aerial view of Chinese Garden, mid-1970s

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Chinese Garden, with blocks of flats visible at the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Golden Mile Complex and Beach Road housing estate, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the exterior view of Golden Mile Complex, a commercial cum residential development on the left, and Beach Road housing estate, on the right. The photograph is taken from Merdeka Bridge over the Kallang River, where a few bumboats are on its bank. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street in Chinatown, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of a street in Chinatown with shophouses flanking the street and vehicles parked on one side of the street. A block of flats is visible at the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Adventist Child Development Centre, Balestier, circa 1989 [2 of 8] : exterior

    Organisations · Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat collection. It shows the exterior of the two-storey building at Balestier. An open courtyard that doubles up as a basketball court is in front of the building and a few HDB flats are seen at the back. Title devised...
  • Rochor area 3 : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows an aerial view of Rochor area. In the foreground is Prinsep Street Presbyterian Church with its long, narrow arched windows and Singapore Improvement Trust (SIT) flats with the stripe blinds amidst other low-rise buildings and the sea in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Serangoon Avenue 2 directional signage : close-up

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a directional sign to the HDB (Housing Development Board) apartment blocks at Serangoon Avenue 2. The sign is attached to a lamp, and it has the block numbers in black, against a white background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • HDB landscape

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    Bedok
  • Boat Quay at night [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    Singapore River
  • Old buildings against the new

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows several buildings, old and new. It shows the remains of shophouses, against the backdrop of a high-rise HDB block. The jib of a crane can be seen on the right side of the photograph, possible engaged in the demolition of the shophouses.
  • Godowns by Singapore River [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    Singapore River
  • Demolished shophouse, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of a partially demolished shophouse. The internal staircase to the second floor and rubbles can still be seen. At the background, a block of flats towers above. Location unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Block 2, Holland Close, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a block of HDB flat that has an angular-U shape at Holland Close. The shape is unique as compared to the rest of the flats as seen on the right of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • HDB flats by the canal, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows two HDB (Housing and Development Board) flats by the canal. Visible on the far right of the photograph is the distinct roof of Mandarin Orchard Singapore. Photograph was taken in the vicinity of Bukit Merah, Tiong Bahru, and River Valley. Exact location unknown. Title devised by Library...
  • HDB flats by the canal around Havelock Road vicinity, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of a large canal around Havelock Road. A school building is on the left and beyond the school, a few HDB (Housing and Development Board) flats are under construction. A small shack is partially visible on the right by the edge of the canal. Title...
  • Redhill Close HDB flats, block 16 : side view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a seven-storey Housing and Development Board (HDB) block located at 16 Redhill Close. The area is also known as Bukit Merah. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lengkong Tiga signage : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a sign at Lengkong Tiga. The sign reads “Marine Parade GRC, Kampong Ubi – Kembangan ward”. A Housing & Development Board (HDB) block can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.