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  • Front view of Hiap Chuan Joo Store

    Streets and Places · Ng, Siew Hock
    Hiap Chuan Joo was one of the largest sawmill factories in Singapore. Located at Balestier it produced wooden crates used for beverages including Coca-Cola and Tiger Beer. Taken between 1950 and 1953 this photograph shows the front of Hiap Chuan Joo Store at No. 516 Balestier Road. It is a...
  • Palmer House

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows Palmer House at 70 Palmer Road. This low-rise commercial building is light beige and has a rounded section on the left. Title supplied by Donor.
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Wessex Estate, Colbar Cafe signage : close-up

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the white exterior wall and a sign for Colbar Cafe, with an advertisement for Mirinda drinks on the wall. The cafe's present address is 9A Whitchurch Road, Wessex Estate. Currently managed by Mr and Mrs Lim, the cafe was opened around 1948 by Mrs Lim's father....
  • Saint George's Road, egg wholesaler : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows Yanhong Trading Enterprise, located at 3 Saint George's Road. The egg wholesaler displays trays of eggs stacked on trolleys. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wessex Estate Colbar Cafe : exterior [6]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the blue painted exterior and signage of the Colbar Cafe, with a view of the surrounding external greenery. Its present address is 9A Whitchurch Road, Wessex Estate. The cafe was opened around 1948. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thye Chong Restaurant : general view

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows Thye Chong Restaurant (大众) at no. 168 Serangoon Road. This coffee shop is one of the few in Singapore that sells traditional chapati dishes. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Teban Market Place, stalls : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows Teban Market Place, located at 37A Teban Gardens Road. Shops selling fruits and flowers can be seen in the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bain Street, block 232 : side view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a side view of block 232, Bain Street. Carlton Hotel can be seen on the left of the photograph, while Hotel Grand Pacific can be seen on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • ABC Brickworks Market and Food Centre : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This is a photograph of ABC Brickworks Market and Food Centre located at 6 Jalan Bukit Merah. The hawker centre has been upgraded under the HUP (Hawker Centres Upgrading Programme) in 2006. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Woodlands Mart : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows Woodlands Mart, a small neighbourhood mall located at Woodlands Avenue 6 block 768. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tiong Bahru Market, signage : general view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the signage, written in Chinese, of the Tiong Bahru Market. The market was temporarily located in Kim Pong Road before being reopened at its current location on May 2006. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Havelock Road : panoramic view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This is a 2009 photograph of Havelock Road, as seen from 34 Chin Swee Road. It shows a panoramic view of the commercial and residential buildings in Havelock Road. The estate was named after General Sir Henry Havelock, a commander during the 1857 Indian Mutiny. Title devised by Library staff.
  • The Merlion : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows the Merlion statue located at Merlion Park. The statue stands next to a plaque inscribed with a poem by Edwin Thumboo. In the background can be seen the high-rise buildings of the Central Business District. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Alexandra Village : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows several Housing and Development Board (HDB) apartment blocks, and other buildings at the Alexandra Village area. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Former Queen's Cinema : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows the former Queen's Cinema, currently part of Grandlink Square, a shopping mall located at 511 Guillemard Road. It shows a view of one of the entrances to the mall. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Everton Road shophouses : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows an aerial view of rows of shophouses at Everton Road. In the background can be seen some high-rise commercial buildings. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Redhill Market : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the Redhill Market, located at 79 Redhill Lane, in a Housing and Development Board (HDB) housing estate. The arch structure bears the market's name in Chinese (红山市场) and English. High-rise HDB apartment blocks can be seen in the background, and in the foreground, two men chatting...
  • Joo Chiat Complex : exterior

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows Joo Chiat Complex, which is located at 1 Joo Chiat Road. Malay traditional costume, carpets and jewellery are some of the merchandise offered at the stores. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Outram Road : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a panoramic view of Outram Road. There are commercial and residential buildings in the background of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Wessex Estate Colbar Cafe : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Wong, Lily · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the exterior and interior of Colbar Cafe, painted blue and cream. The walls are adorned with photographs of English football clubs and military regiments. Pictures of past Colbar football teams are found in the second inner dinning area. The cafe was opened around 1948. Title devised...