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  • Orchard Road, 1987

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a stretch of Orchard Road. On the left is the 33-storey Tang Plaza (with green-tiled roofs), a building comprising Tangs (department store) and Dynasty Hotel. The high-rise building on the right is Wisma Atria, a shopping mall. A rainbow-colour arch stretches across the road, bearing the F&N...
  • 189 Syed Alwi Road, 1980s [1]

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a two-storey shophouse at 189 Syed Alwi Road, a building with intricate façade ornamentation. The first storey houses a shop, Key Machinery (S) Pte Ltd. Adjacent to the shophouse is another shophouse (190 Syed Alwi Road), which has a much plainer façade. The photograph was taken in...
  • Sungei Road Thieves' Market

    Streets and Places · Economy · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows an open-air flea market located at Sungei Road. On both sides of the road, peddlers set up makeshift stalls or simply display their wares on a ground sheet, leaving a narrow path in the middle for the shoppers to walk on. Known as Thieves' Market, this flea...
  • National Museum of Singapore, 1987

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows the exterior façade of the National Museum of Singapore, located at 93 Stamford Road. Banners and vertical flags decorate the neo-Palladian building for its centennial jubilee. The photograph was taken in 1987. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 189 Syed Alwi Road, 1980s [2]

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a two-storey shophouse at 189 Syed Alwi Road, a building with intricate façade ornamentation. The first storey houses a shop, Key Machinery (S) Pte Ltd. Adjacent to the shophouse is another shophouse (190 Syed Alwi Road), which has a much plainer façade. The photograph was taken in...
  • 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....
  • North Bridge Road, near Sultan Mosque, 1987

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a stretch of North Bridge Road. Two- and three-storey shophouses are built on both sides of the road, which are mostly used for commercial purposes. The mosque on the left is Masjid Sultan (Sultan Mosque). Seen in the far distance are Raffles City and OUB Centre. The...