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  • Shophouses around Chinatown with a view of DBS Tower and CPF Building, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a partial view of shophouses around Chinatown. Clothes hanging on a bamboo pole can be seen on the upper level of the shophouse. DBS Tower (left) and CPF (Central Provident Fund) Building (right) which is still under construction are visible in the background. The photograph was taken...
  • View of Oasis Building and Khong Guan Flour Milling Limited building from the sea, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows Oasis Building (left) and Khong Guan Flour Milling Limited’s building (right) from the sea. A small boat can be seen in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses around Chinatown with a view of International Plaza, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a view of a street with shophouses on both sides around Chinatown. The street seems to lead towards the 51-storey International Plaza. Clothes hanging on bamboo poles can be seen on the upper level of the shophouses. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Trengganu Street,...
  • United Engineers Limited building and its surrounding vicinity, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of the former United Engineers Limited building at River Valley Road, among other buildings in the vicinity. Formed in 1912, United Engineers Limited is one of Singapore's pioneer company and has developed many local landmark and iconic structures. In the background, buildings under construction and...
  • Bumboats along Boat Quay at low tide, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows bumboats along the Singapore River at low tide. Small kampung-styled houses and small huts dotted the bank with two- and three-storey shophouses lined behind them. In the background, DBS Tower (also known as DBS Building) and the former CPF Building visible against the skyline. Title devised by...
  • View of Oasis Building and Khong Guan Flour Milling Limited building from the sea, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows Oasis Building (left) and Khong Guan Flour Milling Limited’s building (right) from the sea. A small boat can be seen in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses along a busy road with a view of Mandarin Orchard Singapore, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a busy road with motor vehicles and pedestrians. Shophouses flanked the road and the Mandarin Orchard Singapore hotel towers at the centre of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses at Hill Street, 1977

    Streets and Places
    This photograph taken from the corner of Central Fire Station on Hill Street shows several shophouses located across the street. High Street Centre is visible behind the shophouses. Central Fire Station is partially seen on the right. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Rooftop of Hindu temple at Tank Road and its surrounding view, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of the rooftop of a Hindu temple, Sri Thendayuthapani Temple or Chettiar's Temple, along Tank Road. United Engineers Limited building along River Valley Road, is partially visible on the top left. Roofs of the surrounding low buildings and HDB (Housing and Development Board) flats in...
  • Hock Lam Street leading to Colombo Court, 1977 [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows Hock Lam Street, from Hill Street, leading to Colombo Court, which is partially hidden behind the no-entry sign on the right of the photograph. Shophouses that lined the left side of the street are being demolished. Date of creation is estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Hock Lam Street leading to Colombo Court, 1977 [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows Hock Lam Street, from Hill Street, leading to Colombo Court at North Bridge Road. A partial signage bearing the name "Cortina Departmental Store" can be seen outside the building at the end of the street. Shophouses that are being demolished lined both sides of the street. Date...