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Streets and PlacesThis 1970s photograph shows the façade of a 2-storey shophouse at Beach Road. Discolouration is seen on the walls, while the roof of this weather-worn building has partly collapsed. Several panels are missing from the shophouse windows on the second storey. Donated by Sathakathuda Sahib S/O Peer Mohd, at the...
Streets and Places · EconomyThis 1980s photograph depicts Hotel Rendezvous, which is a mix of old colonial and modern architecture. The Rendezvous Restaurant, well known for its nasi padang, is prominently sited on the ground floor of the older 3-storey art deco building. Above the older building is a large neon sign advertising the...
Streets and PlacesThis is a general view of the road along Jalan Besar. The shophouses and other buildings that had lined this street had architectural characteristics typical of the late 19th century and early 20th century architecture. Donated by Sathakathuda Sahib S/O Peer Mohd, at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_011. Date of...
Streets and Places · ArtsThe former Beach Road Police Station, a heritage rich landmark built in 1931, is a simple 3-storey Art Deco building. The building was given conservation status on 9 October 2002. Donated by Sathakathuda Sahib S/O Peer Mohd, at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_014. Title devised by Library staff. Date of...
Economy · Organisations · Streets and PlacesThis photographs shows the demolition of old shophouses at Nam Lock Street with the Kallang Gas Works in the background. In 1862, the Kallang Gas Works was built to supply the first piped gas in Singapore to enable street lighting. It was under 24 hour surveillance, guarded by Gurkhas since...
Streets and PlacesThis is a photograph of the ABN Bank (formerly Algemene Bank Netherlands) at Cecil Street. The building houses the general bank of The Netherlands. Donated by Sathakathuda Sahib S/O Peer Mohd, at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_009. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.