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  • People's Park Complex, 1974 : interior [5]

    Personalities · Economy
    This is a photograph of shoppers at People's Park Complex watching a male performer. An appreciative crowd is seen in the background and sitting on the steps of the staircase in the atrium of the shopping centre. Photograph donated by Ho Seng Huat and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008....
  • Singapore Zoo, 1974 : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Nature and Environment
    This is a photograph of a pair of tiger sculptures greeting visitors near the zoo entrance. The Singapore Zoo, located at 80 Mandai Lake Road, is also known as Mandai Zoo or Singapore Zoological Garden. It opened its gates to guests on 27 June 1973. Photograh donated by Ho Seng...
  • People's Park Complex, 1974 : interior [3]

    Arts · Economy
    This is a photograph of a female model at a fashion and variety show held at the atrium of People's Park Complex. In the background is an appreciative crowd at the shopping centre. Photograph donated by Ho Seng Huat and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_427. Title devised by...
  • Sentosa, 1977 : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of a bus stop and visitor map of Sentosa showing directions and distance to the swimming lagoon, camp site and canoe centre. The location map also points out directions to other attractions such as the Cable Car Station, Merlion Museum and Holiday Chalets on the island....
  • Capitol Theatre carpark, 1960s : group photograph

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This picture shows three men and a child posing in front of a display board at the open-air carpark of the Capitol Theatre in the 1960s. Pasted on the display board were protest posters demanding overtime pay for the workers at the theatre. Photograph donated by Koh Peng Khim and...
  • The Picturehouse building, 1999 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This 1999 photograph shows a view of the façade of The Picturehouse building which was built in a modern architectural design. The name of the building is mounted on the façade against a background of grey rectangular panels. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Komala Vilas : exterior

    Heritage and Culture · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows Komala Vilas, an ethnic Indian vegetarian restaurant in Little India. When one's order is ready for collection, the token or queue number is flashed on the LED display. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Alhambra Theatre, 1960s : exterior

    Streets and Places
    This picture shows the Alhambra Theatre located at Beach Road in the 1960s. A car is seen parked outside the theatre, and a trishaw and cyclist are seen riding leisurely along the street. The Alhambra was opened in 1930, and it was the first air-conditioned theatre in Singapore. Photograph donated...
  • Capitol Theatre, 1960s : night view

    Streets and Places
    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...
  • Parco entrance from Malay Street : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is a view of the entrance to Parco Bugis Junction from Malay Street. Bugis Junction is a pedestrian shopping mall made up of three streets, one of which is Malay Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Marina Bay, Singapore Flyer : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is Marina Bay. The Singapore Flyer and East Coast Parkway (ECP) and the floating stage for the 2007 National Day celebrations can also be seen in the picture. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Causeway Point building : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is a general view of the Causeway Point building with its distinct orange edges. The logos of its major tenants are mounted on one side of the building and the multi-storeyed carpark is on the other side. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cathay Building, 1999 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is a view of the exterior of the cinema at Cathay Building with its tiled wall and metal-like horizontal shutters in the middle for displaying posters of movies being featured. Cathay Building was gazetted as a national monument on 10 February 2003. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Capitol Theatre building, 2007 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph captures a close-up of the ventilation vent at the side of Capitol Building. A bird can be seen flying near the vent while another perches on the edge of the ledge. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore Zoo, 1973 : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Nature and Environment
    This is a photograph of deers inside a fenced enclosure at the Singapore Zoo. Located at 80 Mandai Lake Road, the zoo is also known as Mandai Zoo or Singapore Zoological Garden. It opened its gates to guests on 27 June 1973. Donated by Ho Seng Huat, at the Heritage...
  • Oriental Hotel : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Sports and Recreation · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is the Oriental Hotel, with the Singapore Flyer in the distant background, in a view taken from area between Marina Square and the Esplanade. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboat, Singapore Flyer : panoramic view

    Economy · Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Arts · Pang, Gerald
    This photograph shows the old and new tourist attractions of Singapore; bumboat in the Singapore River and the Singapore Flyer in background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Sentosa, 1974 : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Geography and Travels · Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of a woman sitting on the steps in front of a wall at Sentosa. The 'wall-with-a-hole' was a prominent structure and a very popular spot for photo-taking. Photograph donated by Low Soi Moi and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_441. Title devised by Library staff.
  • New World Park, 1980s : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This is a photograph of the entrance of the New World Park, located at Jalan Besar. Owned by Shaw Brothers, it was set up in 1923 and closed in 1987. The site is now being developed by City Developments for its City Square project. Photograph donated by Tang Kian Cheong...
  • People's Park Complex, 1974 : interior [6]

    Personalities · Economy
    This is a photograph of a live band performing at People's Park Complex. An appreciative crowd is seen in the background at the shopping centre. Photograph donated by Ho Seng Huat and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_426. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Banana Leaf, Apolo Restaurant : exterior

    Heritage and Culture · Economy · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is the entrance to an Indian ethnic cuisine restaurant, The Banana Leaf Apolo, in Little India. The restaurant has been established since 1974. Title devised by Library staff.
  • People's Park Complex, 1974 : interior [4]

    Arts · Economy
    This is a photograph of a female model at a fashion and variety show held at the atrium of People's Park Complex. In the background is an appreciative crowd at the shopping centre. Photograph donated by Ho Seng Huat and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_428. Title devised by...
  • Capitol Theatre, 1950 : exterior

    Streets and Places
    This is a photograph of Capitol Theatre, also known as Capitol Cinema, situated at the junction of North Bridge Road and Stamford Road. It was built in 1929 by the Namazie brothers on the site of a Dutch hotel called Van Wyke. It became a movie theatre in 1946 when...
  • Capitol Theatre building, 2007, side : close-up

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph is the old style cinema exit where patrons walked down flights of stairs in contrast with the modern escalators today. Title devised by Library staff.