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  • UOB Plaza, 1970s : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the UOB Plaza towering over the bumboats and shophouses along the Singapore River. The Asia Insurance Building (now known as Ascott Singapore Raffles Place) and Ocean Building can be seen in the background. The Chartered Bank building is on the left of UOB Plaza. Completed in 1973,...
  • HSBC Building, 1960s : general view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the HSBC (Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation) Building, located along Collyer Quay. The building was demolished in 1979 to make way for the present Hongkong Bank Building. Beside the HSBC Building stands the Maritime Building (now replaced by Tung Centre). Title devised by Library staff. Date of...
  • ABN Bank at Cecil Street, 1980s : exterior

    Streets and Places
    This 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.
  • OCBC Centre, 1970s : night view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the OCBC Centre towering over the surrounding shophouses and buildings. Other prominent landmarks seen in the background include the CPF (Central Provident Fund) Building and the DBS (Development Bank of Singapore) Tower. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • China Building at Chulia Street, 1950 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This 1950 photograph shows the old OCBC head office at Chulia Street, also known as the China Building. Built in traditional Chinese architectural style, the China Building features a distinctive roof. Two-storey shophouses on both sides of the building can be partially seen. Date and other characters are hand-written at...
  • UOB Plaza, 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 the UOB Plaza framed between two buildings. The building on the left has a historical colonial façade while a Chinese restaurant occupies the building on the right. The UOB Plaza, which was completed in 1973, underwent a facelift in 1995 to have the same façade as its...
  • Hongkong and Shanghai Bank building, between 1900-1905 : general view

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph, taken between 1900-1905, shows the Hongkong and Shanghai Bank building. Located at Battery Road, this building was completed in 1894. In front of the building, stands the Tan Kim Seng Fountain that was unveiled in 1882. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated. Information contributed by...
  • Malacca Street, OCBC branch, 1982 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1982 photograph shows Malacca Street, with Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) Raffles Place Branch. Malacca Street is named after Malacca, which was part of the Straits Settlements. The road mentioned is in the Raffles Place area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • ABN Bank and Indian Overseas Bank buildings : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1984 photograph shows the A.B.N. Bank and Indian Overseas Bank buildings, located at Cecil Street, near Collyer Quay. The roads mentioned are located in the Raffles Place area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • ABN Bank and Indian Overseas Bank buildings : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1984 photograph shows the A.B.N. Bank and Indian Overseas Bank buildings, located at Cecil Street, near Collyer Quay. The roads mentioned are located in the Raffles Place area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Cumming Street, towards Solomon Street : general view [5]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1984 photograph shows Cumming Street, towards Solomon Street junction with two-storey buildings on both sides of the street. The side view of OCBC Tower can be seen in the background. Cumming Street is named after Dr James B. Cumming, secretary and treasurer of the Masonic Zetland Lodge. Title devised...
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  • Cumming Street, towards Solomon Street : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1984 photograph shows Cumming Street, towards Solomon Street junction with two-storey buildings on both sides of the street. The side view of OCBC Tower can be seen in the background. Cumming Street is named after Dr James B. Cumming, secretary and treasurer of the Masonic Zetland Lodge. Title devised...
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  • ABN Bank building : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1984 photograph shows the A.B.N. Bank building, located at Cecil Street. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Cumming Street, towards Solomon Street : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1984 photograph shows Cumming Street, towards Solomon Street junction with two-storey buildings on both sides of the street. The side view of OCBC Tower can be seen in the background. Cumming Street is named after Dr James B. Cumming, secretary and treasurer of the Masonic Zetland Lodge. Title devised...
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  • Cumming Street, towards Solomon Street : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1984 photograph shows Cumming Street, towards Solomon Street junction with two-storey buildings on both sides of the street. The side view of OCBC Tower can be seen in the background. Cumming Street is named after Dr James B. Cumming, secretary and treasurer of the Masonic Zetland Lodge. Title devised...
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  • New Bridge Road, towards Coleman Street, from Merchant Road : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1983 photograph shows New Bridge Road, from near Merchant Road (towards Coleman Street). It shows a view of a street with shophouses along both sides. In the right background can be seen the Chung Khiaw Bank Limited building. Built in 1842, New Bridge Road was named after Coleman's New...
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  • New Bridge Road, towards Coleman Street, from Merchant Road : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1983 photograph shows New Bridge Road, from near Merchant Road (towards Coleman Street). It shows a view of a street with shophouses along both sides. In the right background can be seen the Chung Khiaw Bank Limited building. Built in 1842, New Bridge Road was named after Coleman's New...
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  • Chartered Bank Building : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1984 photograph shows the façade of Chartered Bank building, at D'Almeida Street (from Malacca Street), in the Raffles Place area. A boarded-up area, presumably of a construction site, can be seen in front of the building. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • ABN Bank building : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1984 photograph shows the A.B.N. Bank building, located at Cecil Street. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • ABN Bank building : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1984 photograph shows the A.B.N. Bank building, located at Cecil Street. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Chartered Bank Building : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1984 photograph shows the side view of Chartered Bank building, at D'Almeida Street (from Malacca Street), in the Raffles Place area. There is a small road that runs parallel to the building that leads to other buildings in the Raffles Place area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Cumming Street, towards Solomon Street : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1984 photograph shows Cumming Street, towards Solomon Street junction with two-storey buildings on both sides of the street. The side view of OCBC Tower can be seen in the background. Cumming Street is named after Dr James B. Cumming, secretary and treasurer of the Masonic Zetland Lodge. Title devised...
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  • Chartered Bank Building : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1984 photograph shows the façade of Chartered Bank building, at D'Almeida Street (from Malacca Street), in the Raffles Place area. A boarded-up area, presumably of a construction site, can be seen in front of the building. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • ABN Bank and Indian Overseas Bank buildings : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1984 photograph shows the Indian Overseas Bank and A.B.N. Bank buildings, located at Cecil Street. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available