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  • Singapore landscape, 1986 : aerial view [5]

    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 landscape behind the Padang area, from a south-west direction. Prominent landmarks include the Singapore Cricket Club and the Old Supreme Court beside the Padang, Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, the Singapore River, Boat Quay and the Central Business District around Raffles Place. Title...
  • 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.
  • Singapore skyline, 1986 : general view [6]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the skyscrapers such as HSBC Bank Building, Overseas Union Bank (OUB) and OCBC Centre that define the Singapore Central Business District (CBD) skyline in 1986. A construction crane is visible at the top of the OUB Centre tower. The foreground of the photograph depicts the Clifford Pier...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Singapore skyline, 1980s : night view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a section of the Singapore Central Business District (CBD) skyline with fireworks over the Singapore River. The Elgin Bridge can been seen at the foreground. Prominent landmarks such as OCBC Centre and UOB Plaza can be seen at the background. A photographic multiple exposure was utilised in...
  • Singapore skyline, 1986 : general view [4]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the skyscrapers such as HSBC Bank Building, OUB Centre and OCBC Centre that define the Singapore Central Business District (CBD) skyline in 1986. The Clifford Pier can been seen at the left side of the photograph. The centre of the photograph shows the Fullerton Hotel. Title devised...
  • Singapore skyline, 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 skyscrapers such as HSBC Bank Building, OUB Centre and OCBC Centre that define the Singapore Central Business District (CBD) skyline in 1986. The foreground of the photograph depicts the Clifford Pier and Fullerton Hotel. Title devised by Library staff.
  • 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, 1986 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the skyscrapers such as HSBC Bank Building, OUB Centre and OCBC Centre that define the Singapore Central Business District (CBD) skyline in 1986. The Clifford Pier can been seen at the left side of the photograph. The centre of the photograph shows the Fullerton Hotel. Title devised...
  • Singapore skyline, 1986 : general view [5]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the skyscrapers such as HSBC Bank Building, Overseas Union Bank (OUB) and OCBC Centre that define the Singapore Central Business District (CBD) skyline in 1986. A construction crane is visible at the top of the OUB Centre tower. The foreground of the photograph depicts the Clifford Pier...
  • Financial centre : aerial view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is an aerial view of the central business district and financial centre with its towering buildings located between the Singapore River and Marina Bay. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Shenton Way, 1970s : general view [1]

    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 landscape photograph include DBS (Development Bank of Singapore) Tower, CPF (Central Provident Fund) Building, UIC (United Industrial Corporation) Building, OCBC (Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation) Centre and Maxwell Chambers. Title devised by Library staff. Date of...
  • Financial centre : panoramic view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This slide shows a panoramic view of the financial centre focusing on some of the tall buildings that house banks and financial institutions. The building in the centre is the former Treasury Building. It later became Temasek Tower before becoming known as 8 Shenton Way. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore cityscape, 1983 : aerial view [2]

    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 Singapore Cricket Club and the Old Supreme Court beside the Padang, Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore River, the bumboats (also called twakows or tongkangs) filled Boat Quay, Elgin Bridge...
  • Singapore skyline, 1986 : general view [3]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the skyscrapers such as HSBC Bank Building, OUB Centre and OCBC Centre that define the Singapore Central Business District (CBD) skyline in 1986. The Clifford Pier can been seen at the left side of the photograph. The centre of the photograph shows the Fullerton Hotel. Title devised...
  • Singapore skyline, 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 skyscrapers such as HSBC Bank Building, OUB Centre and OCBC Centre that define the Singapore Central Business District (CBD) skyline in 1986. The Clifford Pier can been seen at the left side of the photograph. The centre of the photograph shows the Fullerton Hotel. Title devised...
  • Singapore River, 1971 : 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 Singapore River and the surrounding Central Business District (CBD) in 1971. Bumboats are moored along the sides of the Singapore River. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore cityscape, 1983 : aerial view [1]

    Arts · 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 CBD (Central Business District) area taken from the Peninsula Plaza. The OCBC Centre towers over the surrounding shophouses and bumboats which are lined along the sides of the Singapore River. Other landmarks which dot the Singapore skyline include the Hong Leong Finance...
  • Singapore skyline, 1986 : panoramic view [2]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the skyscrapers such as HSBC Bank Building, OUB Centre and OCBC Centre that define the Singapore Central Business District (CBD) skyline in 1986. The Clifford Pier can been seen at the left side of the photograph. The centre of the photograph shows the Fullerton Hotel. Title devised...
  • Singapore landscape, 1986 : aerial view [3]

    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 landscape behind the Padang area, from a south-west direction. Prominent landmarks include the Singapore Cricket Club and the Old Supreme Court beside the Padang, Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, the Singapore River, Boat Quay and the Central Business District around Raffles Place. Title...
  • Singapore River as seen from Hilton Hotel : aerial view [1]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph gives a bird's eye view of the Singapore River from Hilton Hotel. Pictured is the Elgin Bridge which crosses the river and links North Bridge Road and South Bridge Road. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Singapore River as seen from Hilton Hotel : aerial view [2]

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph taken from the Hilton Hotel gives an aerial view of the Singapore River and the Central Business Districs. Among the shophouses near the river is the OCBC headquarters, also known as the "China Building" at Chulia Street. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.