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  • Terrace house, 1969 : close-up [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows a close-up view of green glazed bamboo-shaped roof tiling, found on a typical terrace house. A panel of Fujian jian nian (cut and paste) style ceramic mosaic can be seen. The terrace house is located at Amoy Street, within the Chinatown district. Title devised by Library...
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  • Jalan Besar houses : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a row of terrace houses, each featuring a loggia on its upper storeys. Meaning "wide road" in Malay, Jalan Besar was once a cultural melting pot housing people of different ethnicities such as the Chinese, Indians, Malays, Eurasians, among others. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Meyer Flats, 1969 : general view [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows Meyer Flats, with an open field and coconut trees fronting the flats. Meyer Flats, also known as Meyer Apartments, was built in 1928 by Sir Manasseh Meyer, a Jewish businessman. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Jalan Besar shophouse : exterior [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows the upper storey of a shophouse, featuring a full-length French window flanked by two half-length casement windows. The façade of the shophouse sports ornate decorations, which include Corinthian-style pilasters, a dentilled cornice, and elaborate architraves framing the casement windows. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Orchard Road terrace house : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a terrace house at Orchard Road. It features, on the second storey, half-length casement windows surmounted with fanlights. Orchard Road, which the shophouse is situated at, was so named due to the orchards and plantations that existed there until the turn of the 20th century. Title...
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  • Club Street brick wall : close-up

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a brick wall at Club Street. Club Street is located off Cross Street, in the vicinity of Chinatown. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Meyer Road flats : general view [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This is a 1972 photograph showing a block of low-rise flats along Meyer Road. Meyer Road is located in the East Coast area of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Mountbatten Road bungalow, 1984 : general view [14]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows a single-storey bungalow located at Mountbatten Road. This one-storey bungalow is elevated on brick piers to allow air circulation underneath. Other features include casement and transom windows, iron security bars, verandah with stone balustrades. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Tanjong Pagar : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970s photograph shows an aerial view of the Tanjong Pagar area. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Meyer Flats, 1969 : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1969 photograph shows Meyer Flats, with an open field and coconut trees fronting the flats. Meyer Flats, also known as Meyer Apartments, was built in 1928 by Sir Manasseh Meyer, a Jewish businessman. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Meyer Road, Crescent Flats : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows Crescent Flats and its surrounding area. Sir Manasseh Meyer, a Jewish businessman, built these flats in 1909. The crescent shape of the flats are based on a similar design of terraced houses in Bath, England. This building was located in the East Coast vicinity, but have...
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  • Wilkinson Road no. 90 : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1984 photograph shows a bungalow located at Wilkinson Road no. 90. This house is most likely to be in the Early Bungalow (1860s) Style. It is one-storey high and has timber floor elevated on brick piers to allow air circulation underneath. Brick staircases leading to the main entrance can...
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  • Club Street shophouse : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a shophouse on Club Street. Features include fretwork fascia below the eaves of the roof, full-length French windows, decorated pilasters beside the windows and architraves. Club Street is located off Cross Street, in the vicinity of Chinatown. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Meyer Road, Crescent Flats : general view [4]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the back of Crescent Flats, along Meyer Road. Sir Manasseh Meyer, a pioneer Jewish businessman, built Crescent Flats in 1909. Crescent Flats have since been demolished and was once located in the East Coast area of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • HDB flats : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows several Housing and Development Board (HDB) blocks of flats, rising above a canopy of trees. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Java Road houses, 1967 : general view [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows some houses on Java Road, in the historic Kampong Glam area. The windows on the lower floor of the houses are fixed with old-style iron security bars. Java Road was known for its masonry workshops, however, it is no longer listed in the street directory. Today,...
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  • Arab street at corner of North Bridge Road : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows Arab Street, at the corner of North Bridge Road. A push-cart selling drinks has been set up on the road. Shophouses can be seen on the side of the Road. Arab Street is located within Kampong Glam. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Club Street shophouses : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a row shophouses on Club Street. It has pilasters that separate the windows. Club Street is named after the Weekly Entertainment Club, founded by Lee Choon Guan in 1891. Club Street is located off Cross Street, in the vicinity of Chinatown. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Java Road house : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1966 photograph shows part of the house next to Masjid Hajjah Fatimah, on Java Road. Some pillars and a casement window can be seen. Java Road was known for its masonry workshops, however, it is no longer listed in the street directory. It was located in the Kampong Glam...
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  • Telok Ayer : aerial view [6]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970s photograph shows an aerial view of the Central Business District along Telok Ayer Street. The Telok Ayer Chinese Methodist Church can be seen in the bottom right of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Geylang Road house : general view [2]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a two-storey house, with a row of fretwork fascia underneath the eave of the roof on Geylang Road. This house is most likely to be in the Early Bungalow (1860s) Style. Often these bungalows are one-storey high and have timber floors elevated on brick piers or...
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  • Telok Ayer : aerial view [5]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970s photograph shows an aerial view of Telok Ayer district, located in Singapore's Chinatown within the Central Business District (CBD). The name, Telok Ayer, means 'bay water' in Malay. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Meyer Road, Crescent Flats : exterior [1]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the exterior of a part of Crescent Flats. Sir Manasseh Meyer, a Jewish businessman, built these flats in 1909. This building was located in the East Coast vicinity, but have since been demolished. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Geylang Road shophouse : general view

    Arts · Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows a general view of a two-storey shophouse on Geyland Road. Architectural features include casement windows, transom windows, air vents and windows with iron security bars on the lower floor. Title devised by Library staff.
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