Search Results

Showing 1 - 24 of 7,478
  • Casino Palace Hotel at Port Said, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    The image shows a general view of the Casino Palace Hotel at Port Said. Located near the mouth of the Suez Canal, the three-storey hotel has a seafront view, balconies on the second storey and landscaped lawns in front of the hotel. A stone breakwater with a statute in the...
  • Casino Palace Hotel at Port Said, postcard : back

    Streets and Places
    Port-Said, The Casino
  • Collyer Quay, circa 1960s : general view

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of Collyer Quay. Taken probably in 1966 or 1967, the picture depicts a busy street scene at Collyer Quay, with cars lining both sides of the road and pedestrians on the pathways. The former Hong Kong and Shanghai Building can be seen on the...
  • Bukit Timah vicinity : general view

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of Bukit Timah. The former Ford Factory with its Art Deco façade is seen at the foot of the hill on the left, while the low-rise buildings on the right are possibly part of Hume Industries’ factory complex. The Ford Factory is the location...
  • Johore Hotel, postcard : front

    Streets and Places
    This postcard shows the distinctive façade of the Johore Hotel in Johore. Various forms of transportation like automobiles, bicycles and horse and carriage can also be seen on the tree-lined road in front of the hotel, in the foreground of the image. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • Orchard Road, 1987

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a stretch of Orchard Road. On the left is the 33-storey Tang Plaza (with green-tiled roofs), a building comprising Tangs (department store) and Dynasty Hotel. The high-rise building on the right is Wisma Atria, a shopping mall. A rainbow-colour arch stretches across the road, bearing the F&N...
  • Rochor Road, 1987

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows Rochor Road, located in the Bugis area. The tall building in the foreground is 7th Storey Hotel, located at 229 Rochor Road. The hotel is flanked by two-storey shophouses on either side. The tall building in the far distance is the OG Albert Complex. The photograph was...
  • Gateway of New World, 1987 [1]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows the arched gateway at the entrance of New World (新世界), an amusement park located along Jalan Besar. The gateway is flanked by shophouses on both sides. The amusement park closed down in 1987. The photograph was taken in 1987. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • 189 Syed Alwi Road, 1980s [1]

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a two-storey shophouse at 189 Syed Alwi Road, a building with intricate façade ornamentation. The first storey houses a shop, Key Machinery (S) Pte Ltd. Adjacent to the shophouse is another shophouse (190 Syed Alwi Road), which has a much plainer façade. The photograph was taken in...
  • Shops along Arab Street near Beach Road, 1988

    Streets and Places · Economy · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a row of two-storey shophouses located on Arab Street, near Beach Road. Occupying the ground floor are Habib Handicrafts (unit 20) and Rahmath Trading Corporation (units 22, 24, 26). Both shops sell woven goods, such as baskets and hats. The photograph was taken in 1988. Date of...
  • Rochor Road shophouses, 1988

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a row of three-storey shophouses located on Rochor Road. The ground floor units are mostly used as offices by service providers or business enterprises, such as Chan's Clinic and Poh Bian Hin (Private) Ltd (傅联兴(私人)有限公司) as seen here. The photograph was taken in 1988. Date of creation...
  • Rochor Road shophouses, 1987

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a row of three-storey shophouses located on Rochor Road. The ground floor units are mostly used as offices by service providers or business enterprises, such as Chans Clinic and Poh Bian Hin (Private) Ltd (傅联兴(私人)有限公司) as seen here. The photograph was taken in 1987. Date of creation...
  • Jalan Besar, 1987 [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows Jalan Besar, a street lined with two- and three-storey shophouses. Housed in the three-storey shophouses are Lai Wah Restaurant (丽华酒家), a restaurant serving Chinese cuisine, and Kam Leng Hotel (金陵大旅店). Various establishments occupy the adjacent two-storey shophouses, such as a Chinese clan association. The photograph was taken...
  • Shophouses on Balestier Road

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a row of two-storey shophouses located on Balestier Road. The ground floor units are occupied by shops and offices, such as Bata and Chin Yuan Hardware Co. (锦源五金). No creation date provided. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Gateway of New World, 1987 [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows the arched gateway at the entrance of New World (新世界), an amusement park located along Jalan Besar. The gateway is flanked by shophouses on both sides. The amusement park closed down in 1987. The photograph was taken in 1987. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • Jalan Besar, 1993

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows Jalan Besar, a street lined with shophouses. Seen here is a row of two-storey shophouses, with cars and small trucks parked on the pedestrian walkway in front of the buildings. The photograph was taken in 1993. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple, 1980s

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple (观音堂佛祖庙), located at 178 Waterloo Street. Seen here is the entrance, which comprises a large central gateway flanked by two smaller gates on either side. Throngs of devotees can be seen entering the temple. There are some street vendors along the...
  • Marina Bay : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Marina Bay, located in the central area of Singapore. There are many boats in the bay, while a port and container ships can be seen partially in the background. Seen on the right are prominent landmarks such as Clifford Pier, One Fullerton and...
  • The Concourse : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a general view of The Concourse, a commercial and residential building located on Beach Road. The building comprises three components: shopping mall, serviced apartments and a 41-storey octagonal office tower. The building with a red UOL Group Limited logo (foreground, left) is Plaza Hotel. The orange building...
  • 189 Syed Alwi Road, 1980s [2]

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a two-storey shophouse at 189 Syed Alwi Road, a building with intricate façade ornamentation. The first storey houses a shop, Key Machinery (S) Pte Ltd. Adjacent to the shophouse is another shophouse (190 Syed Alwi Road), which has a much plainer façade. The photograph was taken in...
  • Junction of Armenian Street and Stamford Road, 1987

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows the junction of Armenian Street and Stamford Road. On the right is the red-and-white Edwardian-architecture style MPH Building, built in 1908. The three high-rise buildings (from left, Westin Plaza, Raffles City Tower and Westin Stamford) and a podium (Raffles City Shopping Centre) form the Raffles City complex....
  • Rochor Road, 1988

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows Rochor Road, located in the Bugis area. The tall building in the centre is the 7th Storey Hotel, located at 229 Rochor Road. The hotel is flanked by two-storey shophouses on either side. The tall building on the right is Shaw Tower. The photograph was taken in...
  • Jalan Besar, 1987 [2]

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a stretch of Jalan Besar, a street lined with two- and three-storey shophouses on both sides. Various establishments occupy the ground floor units, such as dental clinic and electrical goods store. In the background are two Housing and Development Board (HDB) apartment blocks. The photograph was taken...
  • Marina Bay : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Marina Bay, located in the central area of Singapore. There are many boats in the bay, while a port and container ships can be seen partially in the background. In the foreground is Pan Pacific Singapore, a hotel located in Marina Centre. No...