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  • View of Central Business District skyline, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of the Central Business District skyline, taken from the sea between 1974 and 1976. Skyscrapers dominate the view, with one towering building seen to be under construction. It also shows the harbour, with roofs of the godowns visible in the foreground. Title devised by...
  • Shenton Way, mid-1970s [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view along Shenton Way with office buildings flanking the road and two new buildings under construction at the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shenton Way, mid-1970s [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the exterior view of towering office buildings flanking Shenton Way. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of Central Business District skyline, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of the Central Business District skyline, taken from the sea between 1974 and 1976. Financial skyscrapers dominate the view, and two towering buildings are seen to be under construction. A boat is cruising towards the shoreline and harbour where a vessel has docked. The...
  • View of Central Business District skyline, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of the Central Business District skyline, taken from the sea between 1974 and 1976. Financial skyscrapers dominate the view, which includes the DBS Building and the UOB Plaza, while few other towering buildings are under construction. It also shows the harbour with the godowns...
  • View of Central Business District skyline, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of the Central Business District skyline, taken from the sea between 1974 and 1976. Financial skyscrapers dominate the view . It also shows the harbour, with the godowns visible in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Development Bank of Singapore building construction [53 of 95] : set "786", circa 1972 [8 of 9]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a panoramic view of the Singapore harbour and mole from Shenton Way, capturing the vast expanse of the sea and the mooring ships, as well as the smaller vessels and bumboats anchoring at the waterfront. Title...
  • Panorama of Singapore from DBS Building, circa 1973 [8 of 18]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a panoramic view of Singapore from the DBS Building, capturing several towering buildings in the central business district that are facing the sea, as well as the older shophouses further away. The unique roof of Lau...
  • Development Bank of Singapore building construction [37 of 95] : set "311", circa 1972 [3 of 11]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows the street level view of DBS Building which is under construction along Shenton Way, and another building across the road on the right, which is also under construction. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Development Bank of Singapore building construction [52 of 95] : set "786", circa 1972 [7 of 9]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a panoramic view of Shenton Way, with the DBS Building which is under construction in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Development Bank of Singapore building construction [40 of 95] : set "311", circa 1972 [6 of 11]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a street view of the DBS Building construction site along Shenton Way. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Panorama of Singapore from DBS Building, circa 1973 [9 of 18]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a panoramic view of Singapore waterfront from the DBS Building, capturing several towering buildings in the central business districts that are facing the sea, and two skyscrapers under construction at the foreground. Title devised by Library...
  • Panorama of Singapore from DBS Building, circa 1973 [7 of 18]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a panoramic view of Singapore from the DBS Building, capturing the compact layout of buildings in the central business districts, the shophouses, Singapore River, Elgin Bridge and a sprinkling of skyscrapers. The unique roof of Lau...
  • Development Bank of Singapore building construction [51 of 95] : set "786", circa 1972 [6 of 9]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows an aerial view of Shenton Way from the DBS Building, with a number of buildings that are under construction, including the DBS Building, flanking the road below. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Development Bank of Singapore building construction [41 of 95] : set "311", circa 1972 [7 of 11]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a street view of the DBS Building construction site along Shenton Way. Three construction workers are seen on the scaffolding along the outer edge of the second floor. Piles of construction materials lie at the foot...
  • Panorama of Singapore from DBS building, circa 1973 [1 of 18]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a panoramic view of Singapore from the DBS Building, with a towering building still under construction in the foreground; high-rise buildings and the sea on the left; shophouses and low-rise buildings on the right, with pockets...
  • Panorama of Singapore from DBS Building, circa 1973 [10 of 18]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a panoramic view of Singapore waterfront from the DBS Building, capturing two skyscrapers under construction facing the sea, and the many ships and boats at sea. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Panorama of Singapore from DBS Building, circa 1973 [6 of 18]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a panoramic view of Singapore from the DBS Building, capturing the compact layout of buildings around the Singapore River with numerous low-rise structures that are surrounded by taller buildings and skyscrapers. The Elgin Bridge spanning the...
  • Development Bank of Singapore building construction [18 of 95] : set "750", circa 1973 [8 of 15]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a ground level view of the sloping pavement at the DBS Building, and other building pavements for pedestrians to walk along the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Momentum by David Gerstein, sculpture : general view [2]

    Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a sculpture titled "Momentum" by David Gerstein. It is commissioned by One Raffles Quay Pte Ltd and sits in the heart of the CBD (Central Business District). The 18.5-metre tall painted metal sculpture depicts an upward cycle of progress, symbolising the energy and momentum of the...
  • Momentum by David Gerstein, sculpture : general view [3]

    Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a sculpture titled "Momentum" by David Gerstein. It is commissioned by One Raffles Quay Pte Ltd and sits in the heart of the CBD (Central Business District). The 18.5-metre tall painted metal sculpture depicts an upward cycle of progress, symbolising the energy and momentum of the...
  • Marina Bay Financial Centre : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the construction site of Marina Bay Financial Centre, due to be completed in the 3rd quarter of 2010. The centre is comprised of two office buildings and a residential tower. The buildings have reflective facades, and red-and-white barriers can be seen by the roadside near the...
  • International Plaza : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows International Plaza, located at no. 10 Anson Road. The 50-storey International Plaza was completed in 1976. It is a pioneer of integrating multiple operations into a single mixed-use development. The lower part of the building has a curved design, with an entrance to Tanjong Pagar MRT...
  • Tokio Marine Centre : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the construction site for Tokio Marine Centre located at no. 20 McCallum Street. The façade of the 122-metre tall Tokio Marine Centre is characterised by slanting and intersecting concrete columns. At the bottom of the building there is a sheltered walkway with green road signs and...