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  • Safe distancing lift floor markers at Bliss@Kovan condominium during phase 2 of re-opening

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Tan, Berny
    Contributed by Berny Tan, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows safe distancing floor markers in the lift during phase 2 of re-opening. The floor markers indicate where people should stand to keep a safe distance from each other while in the lift....
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • Serangoon Avenue 2 directional signage : close-up

    Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a directional sign to the HDB (Housing Development Board) apartment blocks at Serangoon Avenue 2. The sign is attached to a lamp, and it has the block numbers in black, against a white background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Evans Road flats : general view [5]

    This 1992 photograph depicts four-storey flats as seen from the junction of Evans Road and Dalvey Road towards Dalvey Estate. The building features casement windows and many house plants protruding from the second and upper floors. There are tall and shady trees and lawn around the flats. Title devised by...
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  • Evans Road flats : general view [3]

    Streets and Places
    This 1992 photograph shows a four-storey apartment building as seen from the junction of Evans Road and Dalvey Road towards Dalvey Estate. The building features casement windows and many house plants protruding from the second and upper floors. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Evans Road flats : general view [2]

    Streets and Places
    This 1992 photograph shows a four-storey apartment building as seen from the junction of Evans Road and Dalvey Road towards Dalvey Estate. The building features casement windows and many house plants protruding from the second and upper floors. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Evans Road flats : general view [1]

    This 1992 photograph shows a four-storey apartment building as seen from the junction of Evans Road and Dalvey Road towards Dalvey Estate. The building features casement windows. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Tanjong Katong Road, towards Dunman Road, 1982 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting Tanjong Katong Road (west side towards Dunman Road). It shows a view of a street with low-rise apartment blocks on the left. Tanjong Katong is Malay for turtle point. Title devised by library staff.
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  • Clemenceau Avenue, towards Newton Circus : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This is a 1982 photograph showing Clemenceau Avenue, from opposite Winstedt Road and the Public Utilities Board (PUB) flats, towards Newton Circus. It shows plants lining the road to the left of the photograph, and several apartment blocks to the right. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Race Course Road, towards Kerbau Road : general view [2]

    Streets and Places
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting Race Course Road (towards the southwest and Kerbau Road). It shows a view of a street with two-storey shophouses on the left and an apartment block in the left background. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Princess Elizabeth Estate block 32 : exterior [2]

    Streets and Places
    This 1992 photograph depicts apartment block 32 of Princess Elizabeth Estate at Gloucester Road. This two-storey apartment flat features units with casement windows, and corridor area outside the doors. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Race Course Road, with Hampshire Road : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This 1982 photograph shows Race Course Road (towards the southwest, Hampshire Road on the right). It shows a view of a street with shophouses on the left and an apartment block in the left background. In the right foreground is an open space with some greenery. Title devised by Library...
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  • Klang Road, towards Serangoon Road, 1982 : general view

    Streets and Places
    This is a 1982 photograph depicting Klang Road, towards Serangoon Road. It shows a view of a street with shophouses on the left, and high-rise apartment blocks in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available