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  • Joo Chiat Road, 1966 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows Joo Chiat Road. Lined along the road are some shophouses with Art Deco influences. This can be seen from the special emphasis on corner shophouses, with their pointed roof profiles. The shophouses also have a row of decorative fretwork fascia underneath the eaves. Title devised by...
  • Joo Chiat Road shophouse : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph of a shophouse on Joo Chiat Road. The gilded plaque hanging above the door is called a ji hoo which indicates the family name. On the upper level, pilasters decorated with tiles separate the casement windows. Above the transom windows lies the frieze carved with decorative elements....
  • Joo Chiat Place shophouse : general view [3]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a pastel coloured shophouse, with decorative fretwork fascia underneath the eave of the roof. Other features include balcony with balustrades and windows with security bars on the lower floor. The shophouse is located at Joo Chiat Place. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Joo Chiat Road two-storey shophouses : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows some two-storey shophouses along Joo Chiat Road. These shophouses have three casement windows each on their upper level and a five-foot-way. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Joo Chiat Road shophouse : general view [3]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph show a shophouse with half- and full-length casement windows. Separating these windows are pilasters decorated with floral tiles. The lower windows are fixed with old-style iron security bars. The shophouse is located at Joo Chiat Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ean Kiam Place shophouses, 1969 : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph depicts the top storey of shophouses on Ean Kiam Place. Architectural details featured are the wooden full-length French windows with fanlights and overhanging eaves. Ea Kiam Place is located within Joo Chiat district. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Joo Chiat Road shophouses, 1966 : general view [3]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows several shophouses located at Joo Chiat Road. The entrance to the shophouses have metal accordion grille for security. The windows are fixed with old-style iron security bars. Half- and full-length casement windows can be seen on the upper level. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Joo Chiat Place shophouse : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a shophouse at Joo Chiat Place. Architectural features include decorative fretwork fascia underneath the eave of the roof, windows with timber louvred shutters on the upper floor, and windows with security bars on the lower floor. The shophouse also has swinging doors (pintu pagar), a typical...
  • Joo Chiat Road shophouse : general view [4]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a shophouse, with decorative fretwork fascia underneath the eave of the roof. The swinging doors (pintu pagar) are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. The gilded plaque on top of the door is called a ji hoo which displays the...
  • Joo Chiat Road shophouse : general view [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a newly restored shophouse with decorative fretwork fascia underneath the eave of the roof along Joo Chiat Road. The house has swinging doors (pintu pagar). These doors are a typical feature of Peranakan houses, allowing in breezes while maintaining privacy. Separating the casement windows are pilasters,...
  • Joo Chiat Road shophouses, 1966 : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows pastel-coloured shophouses on Joo Chiat Road. The casement windows are framed by decorative pilasters. These shophouses have ornately decorated facades, suggesting that they may be in the Late Shophouse Style (1900-1940). In this style, the arrangement of three windows on the façade provides maximum ventilation. Title...
  • Joo Chiat Road, 1968 : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows Joo Chiat Road with shophouses on the left. Several cars are parked on the side of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Joo Chiat Road shophouses, 1966 : general view [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows several shophouses located at Joo Chiat Road. Architectural features include a row of decorative fretwork fascia underneath the eave of the roofs, bat-shaped vents, half- and full-length casement windows and swinging doors (pintu pagar). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Joo Chiat Road corner shophouse : exterior [3]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a corner shophouse on Joo Chiat Road. The shophouse is decorated with pilasters and moulded plaster elements. Other features include casement windows and a pointed decorative roof profile. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Joo Chiat Place shophouse : general view [4]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a shophouse at Joo Chiat Place. The shophouse has casement windows on the upper floor, windows with security bars on the lower floor and is decorated with pilasters and moulded plaster elements. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Joo Chiat Road shophouse : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows a shophouse with metal accordion grille at the entrance. The windows on the first floor of the house are fixed with old-style iron security bars. Half- and full-length casement windows can be seen on the upper level. The shophouse is located at Joo Chiat Road. Title...
  • Joo Chiat Road corner shophouse : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970s photograph shows a corner shophouse, located at Joo Chiat Road (dated 1928). The shophouse features transom windows above the three windows on the upper floor, while the ground floor features a doorway with metal grilles and timber doors, flanked by barred windows. Several motorcycles are parked in front...
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  • Koon Seng Road shophouse : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1971 photograph depicts a shophouse, located at Koon Seng Road, near Joo Chiat Road. The two-storey shophouse has a façade which features cornices at the roof end and above the capitals of the pilasters. It also has a roof edge that features decorative fretwork fascia. Title devised by Library...
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  • Joo Chiat Road shophouses, 1970s : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970s photograph shows shophouses, located at Joo Chiat Road (dated 1928). Joo Chiat Road is named after Chew Joo Chiat, who was known as the "King of Katong". Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Joo Chiat Road corner shophouse : exterior [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970s photograph shows the exterior of a corner shophouse, located at Joo Chiat Road (dated 1928). The shophouse features transom windows above the three windows on the upper floor, while the ground floor features a doorway with metal grilles and timber doors, flanked by barred windows. Title devised by...
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  • Joo Chiat Road shophouse, 1973 : exterior [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1973 photograph depicting the exterior of a shophouse at Joo Chiat Road (east side, north of the corner of Koon Seng Road). The two-storey shophouse features windows with security bars on both the upper and lower floors. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Joo Chiat Road, north of Koon Seng Road junction : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
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  • Koon Seng Road, at Tembeling Road : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1971 photograph shows Koon Seng Road, at Tembeling Road corner. It shows a view of a two-storey shophouse at the corner of the two roads. The sign for Koon Seng Road is mounted on the wall of the shophouse. Koon Seng Road and Tembeling Road are located within the...
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  • Joo Chiat Road shophouse : side view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1973 photograph depicting a side view of a shophouse at Joo Chiat Road (east side, north of the Koon Seng Road junction). The two-storey shophouse features windows with security bars on both the upper and lower floors. Title devised by Library staff.
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