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  • OCBC Centre along Singapore River, 1978 : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Shown in this photograph are bumboats (also called twakows or tongkangs) in the Singapore River. Towering over the shophouses at Boat Quay is OCBC Centre. In the background are financial skyscrapers in Shenton Way, set against the skyline. These include Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower (also known as DBS Building),...
  • Singapore city skyline : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the city against Singapore's skyline. Pictured on the left, in the foreground, is the Imperial Hotel. In the background are financial and office buildings. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Marina Bay waterfront and financial district skyline : panoramic view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the Marina Bay waterfront, set against the skyline of Singapore's central business district. Financial skyscrapers at the central business district form a scenic backdrop against boats in the bay. Some of the office buildings include the Temasek Tower (now known as 8 Shenton Way), DBS Tower, UIC...
  • Raffles Place, 1962 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the Raffles Place area (formerly known as Commercial Square), with cars parked both around and at the centre. The Robinson's Department Store, with its iconic statue of Eros, stands on the left. The Department Store was destroyed by a fire in 1972 and the current site is...
  • Raffles Place, 1962 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a section of Raffles Place area (formerly known as Commercial Square), with pedestrians walking about in front of Robinson's Department Store and the OUB (Overseas Union Bank) building. The iconic statue of Eros is seen on the roof of Robinson's Department Store. On the left is the...
  • Shenton Way, 1970s : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph gives a view of the skyline in the Shenton Way area. Landmarks in this photograph include DBS (Development Bank of Singapore) Tower, CPF (Central Provident Fund) Building, UIC (United Industrial Corporation) Building and OCBC (Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation) Centre. Title devised by Library staff.
  • OCBC Centre, 1970s : night view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the brightly lit OCBC Centre standing tall over the surrounding shophouses and buildings in the CBD (Central Business District) area. The buildings which can be seen include the UOB Plaza and the Hong Leong Finance Building. Rows of bumboats are neatly lined along the sides of the...
  • Fireworks near OCBC Centre : night view [2]

    Streets and Places · Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows fireworks being set off near the Singapore River. Featuring prominently is the well-lit OCBC Centre near Elgin Bridge in the foreground. Other financial buildings like UOB Building and Hong Leong Building are set against Singapore's skyline. Physical dimensions of original: 10 x 13 cm. Title devised by...
  • Raffles Place, 1962 : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a section of the Raffles Place area (formerly known as Commercial Square), with a carpark in front of the Robinson's Department Store (centre) and the OUB (Overseas Union Bank) building (left). The Robinson's Department Store, with its iconic statue of Eros, was destroyed by a fire in...
  • Skyline of Singapore's CBD and Chinatown : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of the city skyline. Part of Singapore's Central Business District (CBD) can be seen with International Plaza on the left. On the right is Chinatown and its landmark People’s Park Complex. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Overview of Padang and its surroundings : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the Padang set against the backdrop of the towering Westin Stamford. The hotel was the world's tallest at the time. Visible landmarks include the clock tower that bridges Victoria Theatre and Victoria Concert Hall and the dome of the Supreme Court. Title devised by Library staff. Date...
  • Shenton Way and Robinson Road : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Shenton Way and Robinson Road against Singapore's skyline. In the foreground are shophouses and financial skyscrapers including Hong Leong Building, DBS Tower (also known as DBS Building), CPF Building and International Plaza in the Central Business District (CBD). Date of creation estimated. Title...
  • Singapore city skyline, 1970s : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing an aerial view of the Singapore skyline. Pictured near the left, in the foreground, is the Imperial Hotel and the River Valley area. In the background are financial and office buildings. Physical dimensions of original: 10 x 13 cm. Date of creation estimated. Title devised...
  • Singapore cityscape, 1983 : aerial view [3]

    Arts · Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a portion of Singapore's cityscape taken in the south direction. Prominent landmarks include the Padang, Singapore Cricket Club and the Old Supreme Court beside the Padang, what is now the New Supreme Court, Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore River, the bumboats (also called...
  • G B Building : exterior

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of G B Building along Cecil Street at Singapore's central business district. In front of the building is a traffic junction. Set against the skyline are financial skyscrapers with UIC Building on the left and CPF Building on the right. Physical dimensions of original: 35 mm....
  • Central Business District, 1986 : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the arterial Bras Basah and Stamford Roads, with the surrounding City Hall area and the neighbouring Central Business District around Raffles Place. Landmarks in the foreground include Rendezvous Hotel Singapore, the land where SMU (Singapore Management University) presently stands, Cathedral of the Good Shepherd, Presbyterian Church, YMCA...
  • Fireworks near OCBC Centre : night view [1]

    Streets and Places · Events · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows fireworks being set off near the Singapore River. Featuring prominently is the well-lit OCBC Centre near Elgin Bridge in the foreground. Other financial buildings like UOB Building and Hong Leong Building are set against Singapore's skyline. Physical dimensions of original: 10 x 13 cm. Title devised by...
  • Raffles Place, 1962 : general view [5]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a section of the Raffles Place area (formerly known as Commercial Square), with a carpark in front of the Robinson's Department Store (centre) and the OUB (Overseas Union Bank) building (left). The Robinson's Department Store, with its iconic statue of Eros, was destroyed by a fire in...
  • Central Business District, 1960s : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph, likely to have been taken in the late 1960s, shows the City Hall area and the neighbouring Central Business District around Raffles Place. Landmarks include The Fullerton Hotel, Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, the Old Supreme Court, Singapore Cricket Club and Singapore Recreation Club beside the Padang, Saint...
  • Central Business District, 1986 : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the City Hall area and the neighbouring Central Business District around Raffles Place. Landmarks in the foreground include the land where SMU (Singapore Management University) presently stands, Cathedral of the Good Shepherd, YMCA (Young Men Christian Association) International House, National Museum Of Singapore (formerly Singapore History Museum)....
  • Singapore skyline from Marina Bay, 1986 : panoramic view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the Marina Bay waterfront, set against the skyline of Singapore's central business district. In the background are financial skyscrapers at Singapore's business and banking district. They include the DBS Tower, UIC Building, Shenton House, Robina House, Hong Leong Building, Asia Insurance Building and Ocean Building. Also pictured...
  • Singapore city skyline, 1987 : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph showing an aerial view of the Singapore skyline. Pictured on the left, in the foreground, is the Imperial Hotel. In the background are financial and office buildings. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shenton Way, 1986 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the Shenton Way skyline. Landmarks in this photograph (from left to right) include DBS (Development Bank of Singapore) Tower, CPF (Central Provident Fund) Building, Temasek Towers, MAS (Monetary Authority of Singapore) Building and International Plaza. Just in front of International Plaza, construction of the Tanjong Pagar MRT...
  • Marina Bay waterfront and financial district skyline, 1980s : panoramic view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the Marina Bay waterfront, set against the skyline of Singapore's central business district. Among the financial skyscrapers are Temasek Tower (now known as 8 Shenton Way), DBS Tower, UIC Building, Shenton House, Robina House, Hong Leong Building, Asia Insurance Building, Ocean Building, Singapore Land Tower and Hongkong...