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  • 189 Syed Alwi Road, 1980s [1]

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a two-storey shophouse at 189 Syed Alwi Road, a building with intricate façade ornamentation. The first storey houses a shop, Key Machinery (S) Pte Ltd. Adjacent to the shophouse is another shophouse (190 Syed Alwi Road), which has a much plainer façade. The photograph was taken in...
  • Shops along Arab Street near Beach Road, 1988

    Streets and Places · Economy · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a row of two-storey shophouses located on Arab Street, near Beach Road. Occupying the ground floor are Habib Handicrafts (unit 20) and Rahmath Trading Corporation (units 22, 24, 26). Both shops sell woven goods, such as baskets and hats. The photograph was taken in 1988. Date of...
  • Jalan Besar, 1987 [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows Jalan Besar, a street lined with two- and three-storey shophouses. Housed in the three-storey shophouses are Lai Wah Restaurant (丽华酒家), a restaurant serving Chinese cuisine, and Kam Leng Hotel (金陵大旅店). Various establishments occupy the adjacent two-storey shophouses, such as a Chinese clan association. The photograph was taken...
  • 189 Syed Alwi Road, 1980s [2]

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a two-storey shophouse at 189 Syed Alwi Road, a building with intricate façade ornamentation. The first storey houses a shop, Key Machinery (S) Pte Ltd. Adjacent to the shophouse is another shophouse (190 Syed Alwi Road), which has a much plainer façade. The photograph was taken in...
  • Jalan Besar, 1987 [2]

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a stretch of Jalan Besar, a street lined with two- and three-storey shophouses on both sides. Various establishments occupy the ground floor units, such as dental clinic and electrical goods store. In the background are two Housing and Development Board (HDB) apartment blocks. The photograph was taken...
  • North Bridge Road, near Sultan Mosque, 1987

    Streets and Places · Tang, Kian Cheong
    This photograph shows a stretch of North Bridge Road. Two- and three-storey shophouses are built on both sides of the road, which are mostly used for commercial purposes. The mosque on the left is Masjid Sultan (Sultan Mosque). Seen in the far distance are Raffles City and OUB Centre. The...