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  • City Hall area, 1970s : aerial view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Presented in this black-and-white photograph is an aerial view of the City Hall area taken in the late 1970s. Landmarks include Saint Andrew's Cathedral, War Memorial Park, the Padang, Fort Canning Park at the top left corner and the land where Raffles City is presently located, in which the ground-breaking...
  • Singapore city skyline : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the city against Singapore's skyline. Pictured on the left, in the foreground, is the Imperial Hotel. In the background are financial and office buildings. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Overview of Padang and its surroundings : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the vicinity surrounding the padang in front of the City Hall. Framed against the city skyline in the background are financial buildings like the UOB Building and OCBC Centre. Pictured in the foreground, on the left is the Civilian Memorial, affectionately called the...
  • Skyline of Singapore's civic district and historical quays : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing an aerial view of the city skyline and the three major quays along the Singapore River - Boat Quay, Clarke Quay and Robertson Quay. On the left is the octagonal shaped Subordinate Court Complex. On the right is Fort Canning Park with its red-and-white radio...
  • Skyline of Singapore's CBD and Chinatown : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the city skyline. Part of Singapore's Central Business District (CBD) can be seen with International Plaza on the left. On the right is Chinatown and its landmark People’s Park Complex. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shenton Way and Robinson Road : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Shenton Way and Robinson Road against Singapore's skyline. In the foreground are shophouses and financial skyscrapers including Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower (also known as DBS Building), CPF Building and International Plaza in the Central Business District (CBD). Date of creation estimated. Title...
  • Chulia Street, 1970s : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1970s photograph shows roads and buildings in the Chulia Street area (near present day Raffles Place). Several landmark locations and buildings, such as the Padang, the Civilian War Memorial, and OCBC Centre, are visible in the far distance. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Overview of Padang and its surroundings : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the vicinity surrounding the padang in front of the City Hall. Framed against the city skyline in the background are financial buildings like the UOB Building and OCBC Centre. Pictured in the foreground, on the left is the Civilian Memorial, affectionately called the...
  • Central Business District, 1960s : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph, likely to have been taken in the late 1960s, shows the City Hall area and the neighbouring Central Business District around Raffles Place. Landmarks include The Fullerton Hotel, Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, the Old Supreme Court, Singapore Cricket Club and Singapore Recreation Club beside the Padang, Saint...
  • Singapore city skyline, 1987 : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing an aerial view of the Singapore skyline. Pictured on the left, in the foreground, is the Imperial Hotel. In the background are financial and office buildings. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Overview of Padang and its surroundings : aerial view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the vicinity surrounding the padang in front of the City Hall. Framed against the city skyline in the background are financial buildings like the UOB Building and OCBC Centre. Pictured in the foreground, on the left is the Civilian Memorial, affectionately called the...
  • River Valley Road : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1987 photograph shows an aerial view of River Valley Road and financial skyscrapers set against Singapore's skyline. On the left is National Theatre and the swimming pool at the foot of Fort Canning Hill. On the right is the construction site for the Liang Court building with a view...
  • Singapore and city centre : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the city centre and the Singapore River set against the Singapore's skyline. Near the centre is Fort Canning Park with its red-and-white radio towers. On the right is the civic district where the City Hall stands next to the Padang. Date of creation...
  • Shenton Way and Robinson Road : aerial view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Shenton Way and Robinson Road against Singapore's skyline. In the foreground are financial skyscrapers including Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower (also known as DBS Building) and CPF Building in the Central Business District (CBD). Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shenton Way and Robinson Road : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph captures an aerial view of Shenton Way and Robinson Road at Singapore's central business district (CBD). Among the financial and office buildings are Hong Leong Building, UIC Building, DBS Tower and Central Provident Fund (CPF) Building. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Skyline of Singapore's civic district, 1976 : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing an aerial view of the civic district skyline. Bumboats are docked at the Singapore River which leads to the Marina Bay area in the background. Also pictured are buildings in the civic district like City Hall, next to the Padang and the Victoria Theatre and...
  • Chulia Street : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a 1970 photograph showing an aerial view of Chulia Street and its surrounding areas. Near left at the top is Hong Lim Park and at bottom right corner is the Chartered Bank Building. A landmark at Chulia Street is the old OCBC headquarters called China Building. On the...
  • Singapore River and city centre : aerial view [3]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of bumboats in the Singapore River and its surrounding area. On the left is the Fullerton Building. Other landmarks include the UOB Building and OCBC Centre and the dome of the Supreme Court. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Elgin Bridge and surroundings : aerial view [7]

    Transportation · Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Elgin Bridge and bumboats (also called twakows or tongkangs) in the Singapore River. Towering over the shophouses is the OCBC Centre. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Skyline of Singapore's Chinatown : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the city centre set against Singapore's skyline. Pictured are major roads of Chinatown, South Bridge Road and New Bridge Road. Streets like Trengganu Street and Temple Street are lined with shophouses. In the background is the landmark People’s Park Complex and Pearl Bank...
  • Singapore River and city centre : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of bumboats in the Singapore river and its surrounding area. On the left is the Fullerton Building. Other landmarks include the UOB Building and OCBC Centre and the dome of the Supreme Court. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.