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  • Brightly-lit building during Queen Elizabeth II coronation week

    Streets and Places · Events · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a brightly-lit building in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia during Coronation week, an event to commemorate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. Mounted on the facade of the building is a crown and the letters "E" and "R". Both are decorated with lights. On the ground floor of the...
  • Pickering Street, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows Pickering Street with shophouses on both sides of the street. Synagogue Street sign can be seen on the left (near the Coca Cola sign). Ocean Building is seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Victoria Street, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of Victoria Street with shophouses along the road. A block of flats can be seen at the far end of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses along a street in Chinatown, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a row of three-storey shophouses along a street in Chinatown. United Overseas Bank building can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of Central Business District skyline, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of the Central Business District skyline, taken from the sea between 1974 and 1976. Skyscrapers dominate the view, with one towering building seen to be under construction. It also shows the harbour, with roofs of the godowns visible in the foreground. Title devised by...
  • Raffles Place Park, mid-1970s

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of Raffles Place Park. The Chartered Bank building can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shenton Way, mid-1970s [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view along Shenton Way with office buildings flanking the road and two new buildings under construction at the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Padang and Singapore Cricket Club, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of the Padang with Singapore Cricket Club building and skyline of the Central Business District in the background, and the towering OCBC Centre under construction on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Collyer Quay, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of the waterfront at Collyer Quay, taken from the sea between 1974 and 1976. The photograph shows Clifford Pier with the Shell House behind it and the revolving Red Lantern on the left while the now demolished Alkaff Arcade is seen in front of it....
  • Junction of Boon Tat Street with Cecil Street, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture
    This photograph shows Boon Tat Street at the junction of Cecil Street, with shophouses lining the side of the road. Eng Choon Huay Kuan building can be seen at the end of Boon Tat Street on the left. Title devised by Library staff.
  • North Bridge Road, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of North Bridge Road with a mix of two and three-storey shophouses along the road. Singapore flags can be seen outside each of the shophouses. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Beach Road, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Beach Road between 1974 and 1976, taken from Golden Mile complex. It shows a two-way road separating a ground level car park on the right of the photograph and a tall building with paved walkway on the left. Beyond the car park are...
  • Shophouse along Hokien Street, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a three-storey shophouse along Hokien Street. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shenton Way, mid-1970s [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the exterior view of towering office buildings flanking Shenton Way. Title devised by Library staff.
  • North Bridge Road, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of North Bridge Road with vehicles plying the road and shophouses flanking it. A mosque dome can be seen at the far end of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bumboats on the Singapore River, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows bumboats berthing at the Singapore River, in the vicinity of Boat Quay, with shophouses in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Collyer Quay, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of the street and buildings at Collyer Quay. The Change Alley Aerial Plaza links Raffles Place on the right to Collyer Quay. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Arab Street no. 172 - 182, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of Arab street with a row of shops, with unit numbers 172 to 182, along the street. There is a crowd outside the shops. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of Central Business District skyline, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of the Central Business District skyline, taken from the sea between 1974 and 1976. Financial skyscrapers dominate the view, and two towering buildings are seen to be under construction. A boat is cruising towards the shoreline and harbour where a vessel has docked. The...
  • Street in Chinatown, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a street in Chinatown. Shophouses flanked the street with a few street vendors setting up their stalls on the right. In the foreground, a man is seen paddling his trishaw. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses along a street in Chinatown, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a row of shophouses along a street, possibly Amoy Street, in Chinatown, with street vendors selling their goods by the side of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Rickshaw in Chinatown, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a general view of a street in Chinatown, with vehicles parked in front of a row of shophouses on the left. A trishaw man riding on his trishaw is seen in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Panoramic view of Chinatown, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows an aerial and panoramic view of Chinatown taken from a building in Shenton Way between 1974 and 1976. Shophouses form the nucleus of buildings in the area while tall buildings and skyscrapers rise above them at the fringes. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Amoy Street, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows three-storey shophouses flanking Amoy Street. A number of men are seen sitting at the roadside stalls. On the left, a trishaw rider is sitting on his trishaw. Title devised by Library staff.