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  • Shops along Arab Street near Beach Road, 1988

    Streets and Places · Economy · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a row of two-storey shophouses located on Arab Street, near Beach Road. Occupying the ground floor are Habib Handicrafts (unit 20) and Rahmath Trading Corporation (units 22, 24, 26). Both shops sell woven goods, such as baskets and hats. The photograph was taken in 1988. Date of...
  • Jalan Besar, 1987 [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows Jalan Besar, a street lined with two- and three-storey shophouses. Housed in the three-storey shophouses are Lai Wah Restaurant (丽华酒家), a restaurant serving Chinese cuisine, and Kam Leng Hotel (金陵大旅店). Various establishments occupy the adjacent two-storey shophouses, such as a Chinese clan association. The photograph was taken...
  • Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple, 1980s

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple (观音堂佛祖庙), located at 178 Waterloo Street. Seen here is the entrance, which comprises a large central gateway flanked by two smaller gates on either side. Throngs of devotees can be seen entering the temple. There are some street vendors along the...
  • Jalan Besar, 1987 [2]

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a stretch of Jalan Besar, a street lined with two- and three-storey shophouses on both sides. Various establishments occupy the ground floor units, such as dental clinic and electrical goods store. In the background are two Housing and Development Board (HDB) apartment blocks. The photograph was taken...