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  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [22]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It shows a view of the National Library at Stamford Road under construction. Six levels of the building can be seen. The library was opened on 12 November 1960. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [20]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It shows a view of the National Library at Stamford Road under construction. Four levels of the building can be seen. The library was opened on 12 November 1960. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [21]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It shows a view of the National Library at Stamford Road under construction. The library was opened on 12 November 1960. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s - 1970s (Album 6) [23]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s to 1970s photographs (Album 6) collection. It shows a view of the National Library at Stamford Road under construction. Two men are seen at the windows on the third level of the almost-completed building. The library was opened on 12 November 1960. Title...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [56]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows part of the construction site of Toa Payoh Public Library. The construction was completed in November 1973. Blocks of Housing and Development Board flats are seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [55]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows part of the construction site of Toa Payoh Public Library. The construction was completed in November 1973. Blocks of Housing and Development Board flats are seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [60]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows part of the construction site of Toa Payoh Public Library. About three levels of the building can be seen. The construction was completed in November 1973. A small group of passengers are walking past the site in...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [61]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows part of the construction site of Toa Payoh Public Library. About three levels of the building can be seen. The construction was completed in November 1973. Blocks of Housing and Development Board flats are seen in the...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [59]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows part of the construction site of Toa Payoh Public Library. About three levels of the building can be seen. The construction was completed in November 1973. Blocks of Housing and Development Board flats are seen in the...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [57]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows part of the construction site of Toa Payoh Public Library. The construction was completed in November 1973. Blocks of Housing and Development Board flats are seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [54]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows part of the construction site of Toa Payoh Public Library. The construction was completed in November 1973. Blocks of Housing and Development Board flats are seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [53]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows part of the construction site of Toa Payoh Public Library. The construction was completed in November 1973. Blocks of Housing and Development Board flats are seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 7) [58]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 7) collection. It shows part of the construction site of Toa Payoh Public Library. The construction was completed in November 1973. Blocks of Housing and Development Board flats are seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1960s (Album 3) [114]

    Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1960s photographs (Album 3) collection. It shows workers on a plot of unlevelled construction site. A small piece of equipment resembling a pump is seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 4) [4]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 4) collection. This shows the construction site of Queenstown Public Library located at 53 Margaret Drive. Two levels of the building can be seen. It was opened on 2 May 1970. Part of a tall block of flats can be seen...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 4) [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 4) collection. This shows the construction site of Queenstown Public Library located at 53 Margaret Drive. Two levels of the building can be seen. It was opened on 2 May 1970. A tall block of flats can be seen behind the...
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 4) [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 4) collection. This shows the construction site of Queenstown Public Library located at 53 Margaret Drive. Two levels of the building can be seen. It was opened on 2 May 1970. Title devised by Library staff.
  • NLB old photos 1970s (Album 4) [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph is part of NLB 1970s photographs (Album 4) collection. This shows the construction site of Queenstown Public Library located at 53 Margaret Drive. It was opened on 2 May 1970. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Construction of Ayer Rajar Expressway (AYE), 1980s : general view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Arts
    This photograph shows the construction of Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) near some HDB flats. The construction of an extensive network of highways, including the 14 km Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE), according to the Singapore Concept Plan began in the early 1970s. Linking the AYE to the East Coast Expressway (ECP),...
  • OCBC Centre, 1974 : night view

    Streets and Places · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the construction of the OCBC Centre in progress. At the building site are a pair of tower cranes, one at each of the two concrete pillars being built to support the transfer girders for each of the three 14-storey segments. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Industrial construction, 1960s : general view [5]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This picture shows four men standing under the shade of a tree at an industrial construction site. Three of them seem to be deep in discussion whilst one is seen smoking a pipe. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Date of creation estimated. Title...
  • Industrial construction, 1960s : panoramic view

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This 1960s photograph shows a panoramic view of an industrial construction site. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed at Heritage Roadshow 2007. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Industrial construction, 1960s : general view [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This picture shows four men standing under the shade of a tree at an industrial construction site. They look as though they are discussing something. On the right is a steam roller and on the left, a truck is seen passing by. Photograph donated by Chua Ai Lin and displayed...
  • Partially constructed Asia Insurance Building, 1950s : exterior

    Streets and Places · Economy · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the partially completed Asia Insurance Building, with its location at the junction of Raffles Quay and Finlayson Green. The building was designed by one of Singapore's pioneer architects, Ng Keng Siang. The stepped roof with its concrete crown at the apex constitutes one of the distinctive features...