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  • Lido Theatre and Shaw House,1960s

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a view of the Lido Theatre and Shaw House located at the junction of Orchard Road and Scotts Road. The building was completed in 1958. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Capitol Theatre, 1960s

    Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows a general view of Capitol Theatre located at the junction of Stamford Road and North Bridge Road. It was built in 1929 by the Namazie brothers, a Persian family, who completed the accompanying four-storey building, Shaws Building in 1933. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library...
  • Cathay Building at Dhoby Ghaut area, 1965

    Streets and Places · Barker, Dave
    This photograph shows the 16-storey Cathay Building at the foot of Mount Sophia in Dhoby Ghaut area (centre of the photograph). Constructed between 1939 and 1941, it housed Cathay Hotel, Cathay Restaurant and Cathay Cinema. Shophouses and low-rise buildings can be seen in the surrounding area. Partially visible on the...