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  • Views of Kampong Tanglin Ellis area, circa 1969 [1 of 11]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph is part of the Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat Collection. It shows a street view of looking down Ellis Road at Kum Hing Court apartment, which is the high-rise apartment at the background. Partially captured in the foreground on the right is Tudor Court, a two-storey building. On...
  • Rochor area 1 : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows an aerial view of Rochor area with one HDB flat covered with wooden scaffoldings, cars parked by the side of the road, Rochor canal and shophouses at the back. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Amber Road construction site : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1992 photograph shows a construction site at Amber Road where foundations for a building is being laid. Rising behind the construction site is a pink-and-green bungalow, seemingly also in a state of construction or renovation. High rise flats can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Amber Road coast, groyne, 1968 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows the coast along Amber Road. A groyne has been constructed across the beach at this part of the coast. A bungalow and a high-rise building along the beach can be seen some distance away. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Amber Road seafront, 1967 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the coastline along Amber Road. A few seafront bungalows can be seen together with a high rise apartment block along the coast. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Amber Road landscape : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the scenery at Amber Road. At that time, the estate of Amber Road consisted largely of private owned houses and kampongs (villages) surrounded by greenery. A high-rise flat can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Amber Road seafront, 1967 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1967 photograph shows the coast at Amber Road, with a few seaside bungalows along it. A high-rise apartment can be seen on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Kampong Bahru Road, towards Jalan Bukit Merah : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1982 photograph shows Kampong Bahru Road, towards Jalan Bukit Merah. A row of shophouses can be seen on the left, with blocks of Housing and Development Board flats beyond them. Kampong Bahru means new village in Malay, and is so named because of the disappearance of the old Kampong...
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  • Sungei Khatib Bongsu old prawn ponds, 1988 : panoramic view [12]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Arts
    This 1988 photograph shows the old prawn ponds near Sungei Khatib Bongsu and Seletar River, which is now known as Sungei Seletar. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Fraser Street, towards North Bridge Road : general view [5]

    Streets and Places
    This is a 1990 photograph showing Fraser Street and a row of shophouses, on the east side, towards North Bridge Road. Fraser Street is likely to be named after James and Lewis Fraser of Maclaine Fraser & Co. In the background are blocks of flats. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Belilios Lane : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This 1988 photograph shows flats and shophouses at Belilios Lane, from Kerbau Road. The roads mentioned are near Serangoon Road and Tekka Centre in the Little India vicinity. Belilios Lane was named after L.R. Belilios, a Venetian Jewish cattle trader. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Belilios Lane : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This 1988 photograph shows flats and shophouses at Belilios Lane, from Kerbau Road. The roads mentioned are near Serangoon Road and Tekka Centre in the Little India vicinity. Belilios Lane was named after L.R. Belilios, a Venetian Jewish cattle trader. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • South Buona Vista Road : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Nature and Environment
    This 1993 photograph shows South Buona Vista Road, with the view of the sea (from Kent Ridge Park). In the distance are highrise apartments. Buona Vista was so named because of the good view it offers. It means "good sight" in Italian. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Spring Grove, 1993 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1993 photograph shows the Spring Grove condominium, located at Grange Road. Spring Grove was initially a two-storey pre-1868 Victorian bungalow, belonging to Hoo Ah Kay before it was integrated into a condominium. Spring Grove, and the road surrounding it, is under the Urban Redevelopment Authority's conservation scheme since 1991....
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  • Ceylon Road, towards Crane Road, 1993 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1993 photograph shows Ceylon Road (towards Crane Road). Vehicles are parked along both sides of the roads. A block of HDB flats can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Ceylon Road, towards Crane Road, 1993 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1993 photograph shows Ceylon Road (towards Crane Road). Vehicles are parked along both sides of the roads. A block of HDB flats can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Temple Street, from South Bridge Road : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1983 photograph shows Temple Street, from South Bridge Road. It shows a view of a street with shophouses on the left, and a high-rise building at the far end. A row of vehicles can be seen parked on either side of the street. Temple Street, officially named in 1908,...
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  • Amber Road : general view [10]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1992 photograph depicts Amber Road, including views of the Chinese Swimming Club (CSC) extension. Founded in 1905, CSC was the Chinese answer to the Europeans-only Singapore Swimming Club set up in 1894. Today, the club at Amber Road has new sporting facilities and is a landmark institution for training...
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  • Upper Serangoon Road, towards Upper Paya Lebar Road : top view [4]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1983 photograph depicts Upper Serangoon Road (towards Upper Paya Lebar Road). It shows a view of a two-way street with guard rails separating traffic from both directions. Shophouses and an apartment block line the street along the left side, while on the right can be seen a partial view...
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  • Ceylon Road, towards Crane Road, 1993 : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1993 photograph shows Ceylon Road (towards Crane Road). Vehicles are parked along both sides of the roads. A block of HDB flats can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
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  • Temple Street, towards New Bridge Road : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1983 photograph shows Temple Street, from the side of Sri Mariamman Temple (towards New Bridge Road). It shows a view of a street with shophouses on the left, and a high-rise building at the far end. A row of vehicles can be seen parked on either side of the...
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  • Victoria Street, from Middle Road : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1982 photograph depicts Victoria Street (eastwards from Middle Road). It shows a view of a street with shophouses along the roadside, with a high-rise apartment block in the distant background. Title devised by library staff.
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  • Hoot Kiam Road, 1993 : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1993 photograph shows Hoot Kiam Road, from River Valley Road corner. There are two-storey buildings on both sides of the street, as well as high rise buildings in the background. Hoot Kiam Road is named after Song Hoot Kiam (1830 - 1900), who founded the oldest family of Straits...
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  • Upper Serangoon Road, from Recreation Road : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment · Lee, Kip Lin
    This 1983 photograph shows Upper Serangoon Road (from Recreation Road towards Recreation Lane). It shows a view of a two-way street with guard rails separating traffic from both directions. Apartment buildings and roadside plants line the street along both sides. A partial view of a bus stop can be seen...
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