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  • Buildings in city centre : aerial view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a sweeping view of the heart of the city with Chinatown area in the foreground and River Valley area in the background. The city skyline is characterised with modern high-rise buildings and traditional shophouses. Among the skyscrapers are office and residential buildings that extend into the horizon....
  • Demolition near OCBC Centre : general view [1]

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows workers clearing the ruins of a wrecked building near the OCBC Centre. Many old houses and buildings were torn down to make way for urban redevelopment. Seen at the site is a crane. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation...
  • 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...
  • Buildings in city centre : aerial view [4]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a sweeping view of the heart of the city with the Tanjong Pagar and Duxton Road area in the foreground and Outram Park area in the background. Modern high-rise buildings which include commercial and residential buildings stand alongside traditional shophouses. This photograph was taken from the former...
  • Buildings in city centre : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a sweeping view of the heart of the city with Tanjong Pagar area on the left and Chinatown area on the right. The city skyline is characterised with modern high-rise buildings and traditional shophouses. Among the skyscrapers are office and residential buildings that extend into the horizon....
  • Buildings in city centre : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a sweeping view of the heart of the city with Tanjong Pagar area in the foreground and Chinatown and Outram area, in the background. The city skyline is dotted with modern high-rise buildings and traditional shophouses. Among the skyscrapers are office and residential buildings. This photograph was...
  • Demolition near OCBC Centre : general view [2]

    Geography and Travels · Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the ruins of a wrecked building near the OCBC Centre. Many old houses and buildings were torn down to make way for urban redevelopment. Seen at the site is a crane. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • 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:...