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  • Housing Development Board flats, mid-1970s [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the side view of two HDB block of flats with clothes hang on laundry poles. 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.
  • View from Mount Faber, mid-1970s [4]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a view of Telok Blangah public housing estate from Mount Faber. The flats are newly constructed with one tall block covered with wooden scaffolding. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Housing Development Board flats, mid-1970s [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a block of flats, with clothes hang from laundry poles. Title devised by Library staff.
  • White Rainbow Bridge at Chinese Garden, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Arts · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows the white Rainbow Bridge near the entrance to the Chinese Garden. There is a large crowd at the entrance and a few blocks of flats are visible at the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View from Mount Faber, mid-1970s [3]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a view of Telok Blangah public housing estate from Mount Faber. The HDB flats are newly built and the surrounding area still under construction. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Rochor River, mid-1970s

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of the Rochor River between 1974 and 1976. It shows ships and bumboats traversing and mooring on the river, and logs lying on the shores on the right. A tall commercial building and HDB blocks rise behind the river. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Vendor selling masks, mid-1970s [1]

    Economy · Arts · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a street vendor on his trishaw peddling handmade face masks at the junction of Crawford Street and North Bridge Road. A few HDB flats are seen in the background and Eng Cheong Tower is on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Aerial view of Chinese Garden, mid-1970s

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Chinese Garden, with blocks of flats visible at the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Golden Mile Complex and Beach Road housing estate, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the exterior view of Golden Mile Complex, a commercial cum residential development on the left, and Beach Road housing estate, on the right. The photograph is taken from Merdeka Bridge over the Kallang River, where a few bumboats are on its bank. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Street in Chinatown, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of a street in Chinatown with shophouses flanking the street and vehicles parked on one side of the street. A block of flats is visible at the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Adventist Child Development Centre, Balestier, circa 1989 [2 of 8] : exterior

    Organisations · Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat collection. It shows the exterior of the two-storey building at Balestier. An open courtyard that doubles up as a basketball court is in front of the building and a few HDB flats are seen at the back. Title devised...
  • Starpoint condominium, Pasir Panjang, 1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows two unique hexagonally-shaped buildings as seen from the empty field beside it. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Views of Kampong Tanglin Ellis area, circa 1969 [1 of 11]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a street view of looking down Ellis Road at Kum Hing Court apartment, which is the high-rise apartment at the background. Partially captured in the foreground on the right is Tudor Court, a two-storey building. On...
  • Views of Kampong Tanglin Ellis area, circa 1969 [4 of 11]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a street view of low-storey buildings in Tanglin. A man is crossing a narrow car park between the buildings. Kum Hing Court is visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lion dance lorry on Thomson Road

    Streets and Places · Heritage and Culture · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows a lion dance troupe on a lorry travelling along Thomson Road with two-storey houses on one side of the road and some spectators on the other side of the road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Rochor area 3 : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows an aerial view of Rochor area. In the foreground is Prinsep Street Presbyterian Church with its long, narrow arched windows and Singapore Improvement Trust (SIT) flats with the stripe blinds amidst other low-rise buildings and the sea in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View from Jalan Jati, Thomson Road

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    This photograph shows the exterior side view of a few partially hidden two-storey houses and their zinc roofs behind some trees as seen from Jalan Jati, Thomson Road. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Thomson Road flats, rear of Jalan Jati

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows the exterior view of a few blocks of four-storey flats, with laundry poles hanging out from the windows. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bodmin Drive, Serangoon Garden estate

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows the view of backyards of houses at Bodmin Drive in Serangoon Garden estate. A motorcycle and a small blue metal swing can be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Rochor area 1 : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows an aerial view of Rochor area with one HDB flat covered with wooden scaffoldings, cars parked by the side of the road, Rochor canal and shophouses at the back. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Malay huts on stilts by the seashore

    Streets and Places
    This is a black-and-white postcard with a photograph of a few Malay huts on stilts by the seashore. A row of tall coconut trees are seen in the background. The back of the postcard is unwritten. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Tanjong Rhu, Singapore

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    A black and white postcard showing Chinese tongkangs moored in Tanjong Rhu, with a large attap village on stilts in the background. Many tongkangs were used to ferry charcoal and firewood until their number dwindled from the late fifties. The villagers in Tanjong Rhu were moved out to make way...
  • The Rocher River, Singapore

    Streets and Places
    This is a postcard with a photograph of a scenery of the Rochor River. It shows a calm river with several fishing boats. Wooden houses on stilts stand on both banks of the river. The words "The Rochor River, Singapore" are printed at the bottom of the postcard. The back...