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  • Skyline of Singapore's civic district and historical quays : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing an aerial view of the city skyline and the three major quays along the Singapore River - Boat Quay, Clarke Quay and Robertson Quay. On the left is the octagonal shaped Subordinate Court Complex. On the right is Fort Canning Park with its red-and-white radio...
  • Buildings being demolished : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows some low-rise buildings awaiting demolition. Demolition works have started, with building structures and wirings exposed, torn-down walls and debris around the area. Plants growing near these buildings also appear to be uprooted. The buildings might have been torn down to make way for urban redevelopment. Physical dimensions...
  • Low-rise buildings, 1970s : general view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This 1970s photograph shows an alley with low-rise buildings lining on both sides. Canopies and other structures extended from these buildings form a partial shelter for the alley. The exposed walls with cracks and makeshift shack with zinc panels of the low-rise buildings are in contrast with the two high-rise...
  • View as seen from Peninsula Hotel : aerial view [4]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Central Business District, as seen from roof of Peninsula. In the background is Singapore River. On the left is the river-mouth which flows out into the Marina Basin. Other landmarks include the UOB Building and OCBC Centre and the dome of the Supreme...
  • Skyline of Singapore's civic district, 1976 : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing an aerial view of the civic district skyline. Bumboats are docked at the Singapore River which leads to the Marina Bay area in the background. Also pictured are buildings in the civic district like City Hall, next to the Padang and the Victoria Theatre and...
  • Buildings being demolished : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows some low-rise buildings awaiting demolition. Demolition works have started, with building structures, wirings exposed and debris around the area. The torn-down walls reveal the interior of one of the buildings. The buildings might have been torn down to make way for urban redevelopment. Physical dimensions of original:...
  • Skyline of Singapore's Chinatown : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the city centre set against Singapore's skyline. Pictured are major roads of Chinatown, South Bridge Road and New Bridge Road. Streets like Trengganu Street and Temple Street are lined with shophouses. In the background is the landmark People’s Park Complex and Pearl Bank...
  • Vicinity of Saiboo Street godown : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    The photograph shows a view of the area near the godowns near Saiboo Street. In the middle of the picture are workers seen amongst the metal poles or wooden planks at a construction site near the godowns. Apartment blocks in Chin Swee or Havelock areas can also be seen in...