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  • A street in Kreta Ayer, 1980s : night view [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows lines of Chinese lanterns strung above the bustling streets of Kreta Ayer, with rows of shop houses lining its sides. Financial buildings from the Central Business District can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • East Coast Park, 1970s : general view [1]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the landscape of East Coast Park. Visible in the background are Housing and Development Board (HDB) flats of the Marine Parade estate. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • HUDC flats in Marine Parade, 1970s : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows HUDC (Housing and Urban Development Company) flats standing tall over a residential park in the foreground. These HUDC flats were built to cater to the housing needs of middle-income professionals who were unable to afford private properties and were not eligible for HDB flats during the 1970s...
  • East Coast Park, 1970s : general view [3]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the landscape of the East Coast Park. Visible in the background are Housing and Development Board (HDB) flats of the Marine Parade estate. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • East Coast Park, 1970s : general view [5]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the landscape of the East Coast Park. Visible in the background are Housing and Development Board (HDB) flats of the Marine Parade estate while frangipani plants line the bottom of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Condominium under construction : general view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a high rise condominium under construction, it towers over the low rise houses in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A street in Kreta Ayer, 1980s : night view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the bustling night markets in Kreta Ayer, with rows of shop houses lined along its sides. Landmarks from the Central Business District such as the Hong Leong Finance Building can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • East Coast Park, 1970s : general view [4]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the landscape of the East Coast Park. Visible in the background are Housing and Development Board (HDB) flats of the Marine Parade estate. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • East Coast Park, 1970s : general view [6]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the landscape of the East Coast Park with a man walking along the path in the centre of the photograph. Visible in the background are Housing and Development Board (HDB) flats of the Marine Parade estate. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Marine Parade, 1976 : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows newly constructed blocks of HDB (Housing and Development Board) flats in the Marine Parade area, with a park in the foreground. The Marine Parade housing estate, built on reclaimed land, was completed by the mid-1970s. Title devised by Library staff.
  • HUDC flats in Marine Parade, 1970s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows HUDC (Housing and Urban Development Company) flats in the background. These HUDC flats were built to cater to the housing needs of middle-income professionals who were unable to afford private properties and were not eligible for HDB flats during the 1970s and 1980s. Title devised by Library...
  • HUDC flats in Marine Parade, 1970s : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a couple sitting in a pavilion with blocks of HUDC (Housing and Urban Development Company) flats in the background. These HUDC flats were built to cater to the housing needs of middle-income professionals who were unable to afford private properties and were not eligible for HDB flats...
  • Nepalese village : general view

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph depicts a Nepalese village against the beautiful backdrop of a snow-capped mountain. The low-rise buildings there are made of bricks. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • HUDC flats in Marine Parade, 1970s : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows blocks of HUDC (Housing and Urban Development Company) flats, one of which is a point block, stretching across the landscape, with a residential park in the foreground. These HUDC flats were built to cater to the housing needs of middle-income professionals who were unable to afford private...
  • East Coast Park, 1970s : general view [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the landscape of the East Coast Park. Visible in the background are Housing and Development Board (HDB) flats of the Marine Parade estate. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Keong Saik Road no. 37 - 43 : exterior [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting the exterior of shophouses no. 37 - 43 at Keong Saik Road. The three-storey shophouses feature windows with lattice-glass panes on the second floor, and windows with timber louvred shutters on the third floor. Keong Saik Road is located in the Kreta Ayer area...
    Reproduction Available
  • Craig Road no. 18 and 17 : exterior [3]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Transportation · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting shophouses no. 18 and 17 at Craig Road. The shophouse on the right features Baroque style windows on its 3rd level, while the shophouse on the left has small casement windows on the 3rd level. A pick-up truck is parked In front of the...
    Reproduction Available
  • Neil Road no. 51, 1982 : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting a shophouse at no. 51 Neil Road, opposite Kreta Ayer Road. The three-storey shophouse has a façade decorated with pilasters and cornices. There are three French windows on each of the upper floors, with wooden louvred shutters. There is a doorway on the ground...
    Reproduction Available
  • Arthur Road no. 110 : general view [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1986 photograph shows a house, located at no. 110 Arthur Road. Arthur Road is named after Sir Arthur Henderson Young, Governor of the Straits Settlements from 1911 to 1920. Arthur Road is near Tanjong Katong Road. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Arthur Terrace : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    A 1982 photograph depicting Arthur Terrace (Public Works Department Quarters). This is located in the Katong area. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Arthur Road no. 110 : general view [3]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1986 photograph shows a house, located at no. 110 Arthur Road. Arthur Road is named after Sir Arthur Henderson Young, Governor of the Straits Settlements from 1911 to 1920. Arthur Road is near Tanjong Katong Road. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Ava Road shophouses : exterior [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1982 photograph which shows a row of shophouses at Ava Road. The road mentioned is in the Balestier area. Ava Road was named after the ancient capital of Burma on the Irrawaddy River, known as the kingdom of Ava. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Arthur Road no. 110 : general view [5]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1986 photograph shows a house, located at no. 110 Arthur Road. Arthur Road is named after Sir Arthur Henderson Young, Governor of the Straits Settlements from 1911 to 1920. Arthur Road is near Tanjong Katong Road. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • House built above ground : side view

    Streets and Places · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1890s photograph shows the side view of a house in Litjin, Banyoewangi (now Banyuwangi). The house is built on structures that keep it elevated above the ground. There is a field surrounding the house. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated. Information contributed by Richard Hale.
    Reproduction Available