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  • Raffles City and Raffles Hotel, 1986 : general 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 a cityscape view of the Raffles City and Raffles Hotel, as seen across from Beach Road. It shows the low rise Raffles Hotel in the foreground and The Westin Stamford alongside sister hotel, The Westin Plaza in the background. (The Westin Stamford has been renamed...
  • Raffles City and Raffles Hotel, 1986 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    Taken from Beach Road, this black-and-white photograph shows the low-rise Raffles Hotel in the foreground and high-rise buildings, including The Westin Stamford alongside sister hotel The Westin Plaza in the background. (The Westin Stamford has been renamed Swissotel The Stamford and The Westin Plaza, renamed first to Raffles The Plaza,...
  • Raffles City, 1986 : top view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph, taken from Swissotel The Stamford (previously known as The Westin Stamford) at Raffles City shows two freeform outdoor swimming pools and six tennis courts. These hotel facilities are shared between sister hotels, Fairmont Singapore (previously known as The Westin Plaza or Raffles The Plaza) and Swissotel The Stamford....
  • Security seminar at Hilton Hotel in Singapore : general view

    Events · Politics and Government · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a man in a suit speaking at a seminar. This seminar is organised by the Singapore Hotel and Restaurant Association (SHRA) at the Singapore Hilton Hotel. The board above states "Target Crime Rate Zero: A SHRA Search for Total Security in Hotels, Dec 3-4, 1979". Two men...
  • Raffles City : night view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This coloured slide shows a panoramic view of Raffles City Tower and its surroundings taken late in the evening. The Raffles City Tower is on the left and on the right is the Swissotel The Stamford, Singapore (previouly known as Westin Stamford Hotel). In the foreground is the St. Andrew's...
  • Raffles City : general view

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    The slide shows Raffles City and the surrounding buildings. Raffles City Tower is on the right and on the left is the Swissotel The Stamford, Singapore (previously known as Westin Stamford Hotel, the world's tallest hotel). The building in the middle is the Fairmont Hotel (previously known as The Westin...
  • Lobby of The Westin Plaza : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the hotel lobby of The Westin Plaza (renamed first to Raffles The Plaza, then to Fairmont Singapore), which is part of the then newly built Raffles City. Hotel staff behind the counter are seen attending to hotel guests on the left, while unused armchairs and sofas fill...
  • Swimming pool at Raffles City, 1986 : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a Caucasian man sitting in a lounge chair by the two freeform outdoor swimming pools at Raffles City. This hotel facility is shared between sister hotels Fairmont Singapore (which was previously known as The Westin Plaza or Raffles The Plaza) and Swissotel The Stamford (previously known as...
  • Entrance to The Westin Plaza : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of the porch of The Westin Plaza (renamed first to Raffles The Plaza, then to Fairmont Singapore). It is part of the then, newly built Raffles City. The logo of The Westin Plaza can be seen on the left. Meanwhile, a porter awaits hotel guests. Title...
  • Security seminar at Hilton Hotel in Singapore : close-up

    Events · Politics and Government · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows a man in a suit speaking at a seminar. This is a seminar organised by the Singapore Hotel and Restaurant Association (SHRA) at the Singapore Hilton Hotel. The board above states "Target Crime Rate Zero : A SHRA Search for Total Security in Hotels, Dec 3-4, 1979"....
  • Tennis court at Raffles City, 1986 : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph of the tennis courts at Raffles City, more specifically on the 8th floor of Fairmont Singapore (previously known as The Westin Plaza or Raffles The Plaza). A far exit leads to Swissotel The Stamford (previously known as The Westin Stamford) and to the far left is...
  • Singapore skyline from Marina Bay, 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 city skyline of Singapore. Pictured from left are financial skyscrapers at the central business district (CBD). They include Temasek Tower (now known as 8 Shenton Way), DBS Tower, UIC Building, Shenton House, Robina House, Hong Leong Building, Asia Insurance Building...
  • Entrance to The Westin Stamford : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph, taken across the street, shows the external façade of The Westin Stamford (now known as Swissotel The Stamford), which is part of the then, newly built Raffles City. Cars are seen lined outside the entrance which has a colossal skylight. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation...
  • Westin Stamford dining area, 1986 : interior

    Streets and Places · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This is a photograph taken at night of what looks like the second level in Swissotel The Stamford (previously known as The Westin Stamford), which is part of the then newly built Raffles City. There are illuminated parasols in the dining area and what looks like an art installation on...
  • Singapore skyline from Marina Bay, 1980s : panoramic view [5]

    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 city skyline of Singapore. Pictured from left are financial skyscrapers at the central business district (CBD). They include Temasek Tower (now known as 8 Shenton Way), DBS Tower, UIC Building, Shenton House, Robina House, Hong Leong Building, Asia Insurance Building...
  • Singapore skyline from Marina Bay, 1980s : panoramic view [4]

    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 city skyline of Singapore. Pictured from left are financial skyscrapers at the central business district (CBD). They include Temasek Tower (now known as 8 Shenton Way), DBS Tower, UIC Building, Shenton House, Robina House, Hong Leong Building, Asia Insurance Building...