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.
Streets and Places·Lee, Kip Lin·Lee Kip Lin Collection
This 1967 photograph shows Shan Road, with fenced areas on either side of the road. It was named after the Shan people, a non-Burmese race which lived on the Shan plateau in the east of Burma (present-day Myanmar). Shan Road is located off Balestier Road. Title devised by Library staff.
Streets and Places·Arts·Lee, Kip Lin·Lee Kip Lin Collection
This 1982 photograph shows Ruby Theatre at Balestier Road. Balestier Road is named after Joseph Balestier, first American Consul (1837 - 1852) and the owner of a 1,000-acre sugar plantation called Balestier Plain, which eventually failed and was put up for sale. Title devised by Library staff.