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  • Shenton Way, mid-1970s [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view along Shenton Way with office buildings flanking the road and two new buildings under construction at the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shenton Way, mid-1970s [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the exterior view of towering office buildings flanking Shenton Way. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses around Chinatown with a view of International Plaza, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a view of a street with shophouses on both sides around Chinatown. The street seems to lead towards the 51-storey International Plaza. Clothes hanging on bamboo poles can be seen on the upper level of the shophouses. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Trengganu Street,...
  • Beach Road, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation
    This photograph shows a view of Beach Road with 35-storey Shaw Towers in the background. The complex houses two cinemas (namely, Prince Cinema and Jade Cinema), retail outlets and parking lots in the podium block, and offices in the tower block. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses around Chinatown with a view of UOB Building, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of a street with shophouses around Chinatown. Motor vehicles lined the side of street and clothes hang on bamboo poles on the upper level of the shophouses. UOB Building is visible in the background. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Trengganu Street, Temple...
  • Shophouses at the corner of Cross Street, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a view of some shophouses at the corner of Cross Street. Street vendors can be seen in front of the shophouses. A trishaw is seen moving in the opposite direction of the traffic. Clothes hanging on bamboo poles can be seen on the upper level of the...
  • Bumboats on Singapore River, circa 1966-1980

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows some bumboats moored on the Singapore River. Coleman Bridge which spanned over Singapore River is on the far left. In the background, 30-storey UOB Building and 52-storey OCBC Centre is visible. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ocean Building at Collyer Quay in Singapore, 1970s [4]

    Streets and Places
    This photographs shows an external front view of the Ocean Building which is under construction. At the topmost level, there is a large crane towering over scaffoldings and steel piles. The building's plaza several levels below and near the ground is also under construction. Building materials such as sand and...
  • Ocean Building at Collyer Quay in Singapore, 1970s [8]

    Streets and Places
    This photographs shows a street and side view of the Ocean Building which is under construction along Collyer Quay, taken from an elevated angle. The view shows the convex shape of the building's facade. Steel piles and scaffoldings as well as a crane can be seen on the topmost level...
  • Ocean Building at Collyer Quay in Singapore, 1970s [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows an external front view of the Ocean Building which is under construction along Collyer Quay. Seven of the storeys that have been built are labelled. The last two storeys of the building are still covered with scaffolding, and steel piles and a large crane are seen on...
  • Ocean Building at Collyer Quay in Singapore, 1970s [9]

    Streets and Places
    This photographs shows a street and side view of the Ocean Building which is under construction along Collyer Quay, Taken from a building across the street at an elevated angle, it gives an aerial view of the city traffic around a triangle junction along Collyer Quay. The photograph captures the...
  • Ocean Building at Collyer Quay in Singapore, 1970s [7]

    Streets and Places
    This photographs shows a street and side view of the Ocean Building which is under construction along Collyer Quay, taken from an elevated angle. The view shows the convex shape of the building's facade. Steel piles and scaffoldings as well as a crane can be seen on the topmost level...
  • Ocean Building at Collyer Quay in Singapore, 1970s [3]

    Streets and Places
    This photographs shows an external front view of the Ocean Building which is under construction. Active construction is taking place at the topmost level of the building where a large crane is hoisting a building material over steel piles and scaffoldings. The building's plaza several levels below and near the...
  • Ocean Building at Collyer Quay in Singapore, 1970s [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows an external front view of the Ocean Building which is under construction along Collyer Quay. Seven of the storeys that have been built are labelled. The last two storeys of the building are still covered with scaffolding, and steel piles and a large crane are seen on...
  • Ocean Building at Collyer Quay in Singapore, 1970s [5]

    Streets and Places
    This photographs shows an aerial and panoramic view of the Ocean Building which is under construction along Collyer Quay. The view shows the convex shape of the facade walls. Construction at the top storey of the building is underway with the help of a huge crane that towers above steel...
  • Ocean Building at Collyer Quay in Singapore, 1970s [6]

    Streets and Places
    This photographs shows an aerial and panoramic view of the Ocean Building which is under construction along Collyer Quay. The view shows the convex shape of the facade walls. Construction at the top storey of the building is underway with the help of a huge crane that towers above steel...
  • Demolished buildings at Malabar Street, 1991 [3]

    Streets and Places · Chin, LY
    This photograph shows some demolished buildings located at 4, Malabar Street. Malabar street is now an air-conditioned “indoor street” located within the Bugis Junction shopping mall. Shaw Towers located on Beach Road is visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Boon Tat Street during circuit breaker period

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Lin, Jason
    Contributed by Jason Lin, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows an empty Boon Tat Street in the Central Business District during the circuit breaker period. Description by Library staff. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Nicoll Highway outside Esplanade MRT station during circuit breaker period

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Chang, Pui Fan
    "Empty view at Esplanade Drive, 16/5/2020"--Contributed by Chang Pui Fan, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows the empty streets of Nicoll Highway outside Esplanade MRT station in the Central Business District during the circuit breaker period. Additional description by Library staff. Title...
  • Junction of Anson Road and Prince Edward Road during circuit breaker period

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Lin, Jason
    Contributed by Jason Lin, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows the empty streets at the junction of Anson Road and Prince Edward Road in the Central Business District during the circuit breaker period. In the background is a long queue of taxis...
  • Empty road of Shenton Way during circuit breaker period

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Muhammad Syaril Bin Affendi
    "Photo of Shenton Way on the first day of the circuit breaker."--Contributed by Muhammad Syaril Bin Affendi, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows an empty Shenton Way taken from a higher vantage point. Additional description by Library staff. Title devised by Library...
  • Junction of Cross Street and Raffles Quay during circuit breaker period

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Lin, Jason
    Contributed by Jason Lin, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows the empty streets at the junction of Cross Street and Raffles Quay in the Central Business District during the circuit breaker period. Description by Library staff. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Raffles Place Park during circuit breaker period

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Politics and Government · Lin, Jason
    Contributed by Jason Lin, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows Raffles Place Park during the circuit breaker period. The park which is usually filled with office workers from the surrounding offices is completely empty. Description by Library staff. Title devised by Library...
  • Cross Street during circuit breaker period

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Lin, Jason
    Contributed by Jason Lin, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows an empty Cross Street in the Central Business District during the circuit breaker period. Description by Library staff. Title devised by Library staff.