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  • City Hall

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows an internal view of the former City Hall, now part of the National Gallery Singapore. On the floor of a lower level in the building is a piece of stone laid by Sir Thomas Shenton Whitelegge Thomas, the Governor, Commissioner and Chief of the Straits Settlement. This...
  • City Hall

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows an internal view of the former City Hall, now part of the National Gallery Singapore. This is a corner of level one of the City Hall wing, just outside the entrance to Keppel Centre for Art Education. Title supplied by Donor.
  • City Hall

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows an internal view of the former City Hall, now part of the National Gallery Singapore. A short flight of steps on the right leads up to two others in opposite directions, one leading to the foreground while the other to the background. The steps are covered by...
  • City Hall

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows an internal view of the former City Hall, now part of the National Gallery Singapore. The ground floor features parquet flooring. The interior is predominantly white with some wooden features. Three levels are seen in this photograph. Title supplied by Donor.
  • City Hall

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows an internal view of the former City Hall, now part of the National Gallery Singapore. This shows the walkways on the upper levels above the Padang Atrium. The building features grey slabs of rock with tall columns. Title supplied by Donor.
  • View of Padang and Marina Bay

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of the Padang and Marina Bay from the National Gallery. In the foreground an exhibit has been set up in the centre on the Padang. It is surrounded by five open structures. In the background the Esplanade and the Singapore Flyer can be seen on...
  • New Supreme Court building

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of the new Supreme Court building at 1 Supreme Court Lane. A disc-like dome is seen on the rooftop of the low-rise building. The dome is where the court of the appeal, the highest court, is found. Title supplied by Donor.
  • City Hall

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows an internal view of the former City Hall, now part of the National Gallery Singapore. A dome with dark arch windows is shown. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Couple posing at City Hall entrance, 1987

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a Chinese couple posing on the steps leading to the entrance of City Hall. Colourful vertical flags decorated the fluted Corinthian columns, in celebration of National Day. In the foreground (left corner), a little girl looks on. City Hall is located at 3 St. Andrew's Road. The...
  • City Hall : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2008 photograph shows the exterior of City Hall. Glass windows and two lamp posts can be seen in the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • City Hall : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2008 photograph shows one of the corridors at the top floor of City Hall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • City Hall : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2008 photograph shows a corridor on the ground floor of City Hall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Teratoma II War of the Worlds 2008, installation : general view [1]

    Arts · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2008 photograph shows a site specific installation of fibreglass and steel, from Leeroy New (Philippines) entitled “Teratoma II War of the Worlds 2008.” The installation interrupts the site of City Hall's courtyard with its bulbous protrusions. Bulges appear to grow out of the wall giving the impression of a...
  • City Hall : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2008 photograph shows the exterior of City Hall. Glass windows can be seen in the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • City Hall : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2008 photograph shows the corridors at the upper floors of City Hall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Teratoma II War of the Worlds 2008, installation : general view [2]

    Arts · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2008 photograph shows a site specific installation of fibreglass and steel, from Leeroy New (Philippines) entitled “Teratoma II War of the Worlds 2008.” The installation interrupts the site of City Hall's courtyard with its bulbous protrusions. Bulges appear to grow out of the wall giving the impression of a...
  • City Hall, Merdeka Day, 1960s : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Politics and Government
    This photograph shows the steps of the City Hall decorated for the Malaysia Week celebrations. Hanging from the Corinthian columns of this stately building is a large banner bearing a map of Singapore and Malaysia, with the word "Merdeka". Donated by S. Zahra Aljunied, and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow...
  • City Hall and the new Supreme Court : panoramic view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph shows a view taken from across the Padang along Connaught Drive, featuring the new Supreme Court building and the City Hall. The new Supreme Court is designed by Sir Norman Foster. Title devised by Library staff.
  • City Hall, 2004 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · M. Ashif Padili
    This is a 2004 photograph showing a general view of City Hall, with Raffles City Tower in the background. The building is architecturally noteworthy for its Corinthian columns. Historically, it was the site of the Japanese surrender in 1945 and declaration of Singapore's independence in 1965. City Hall was gazetted...
  • City Hall, 2008 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Singapore. Preservation of Monuments Board
    This is a 2008 photograph showing a general view of City Hall, with OCBC Centre in the background. The building is architecturally noteworthy for its Corinthian columns. Historically, it was the site of the Japanese surrender in 1945 and declaration of Singapore's independence in 1965. City Hall was gazetted as...
  • Child on a bicycle in front of City Hall, 1965 : general view

    Geography and Travels · Events · Streets and Places
    This 1965 photograph shows a child seated on a bicycle in the Padang. Shown in the background of this picture is a general view of City Hall, decorated with billboards to celebrate Singapore's first National Day in 1965. A handwritten caption in Chinese (roughly translated into English as "Singapore separates...
  • Singapore Ducktours : general view

    Organisations · Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph is a Ducktours vehicle, as it travels along a road. The domes of the old and new Supreme courts can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • City Hall, built in 1929 : panoramic view [3]

    Politics and Government · Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph shows the City Hall building with the state flag unfurled. The dome of the old Supreme Court can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • City Hall : side view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows a side view of City Hall, built in 1929. It shows the side view of the exterior with its Corinthian colonnade and a Singapore flag on the rooftop. Historically, it was the site of the Japanese surrender to Lord Mountbatten in 1945 during World War II,...