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  • Pickering Street, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows Pickering Street with shophouses on both sides of the street. Synagogue Street sign can be seen on the left (near the Coca Cola sign). Ocean Building is seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of Central Business District skyline, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of the Central Business District skyline, taken from the sea between 1974 and 1976. Skyscrapers dominate the view, with one towering building seen to be under construction. It also shows the harbour, with roofs of the godowns visible in the foreground. Title devised by...
  • Raffles Place Park, mid-1970s

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of Raffles Place Park. The Chartered Bank building can be seen in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Padang and Singapore Cricket Club, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of the Padang with Singapore Cricket Club building and skyline of the Central Business District in the background, and the towering OCBC Centre under construction on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Collyer Quay, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of the waterfront at Collyer Quay, taken from the sea between 1974 and 1976. The photograph shows Clifford Pier with the Shell House behind it and the revolving Red Lantern on the left while the now demolished Alkaff Arcade is seen in front of it....
  • Beach Road, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows an aerial view of Beach Road between 1974 and 1976, taken from Golden Mile complex. It shows a two-way road separating a ground level car park on the right of the photograph and a tall building with paved walkway on the left. Beyond the car park are...
  • Collyer Quay, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of the street and buildings at Collyer Quay. The Change Alley Aerial Plaza links Raffles Place on the right to Collyer Quay. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of Central Business District skyline, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of the Central Business District skyline, taken from the sea between 1974 and 1976. Financial skyscrapers dominate the view, and two towering buildings are seen to be under construction. A boat is cruising towards the shoreline and harbour where a vessel has docked. The...
  • Panoramic view of Chinatown, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This photograph shows an aerial and panoramic view of Chinatown taken from a building in Shenton Way between 1974 and 1976. Shophouses form the nucleus of buildings in the area while tall buildings and skyscrapers rise above them at the fringes. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View of Central Business District skyline, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of the Central Business District skyline, taken from the sea between 1974 and 1976. Financial skyscrapers dominate the view, which includes the DBS Building and the UOB Plaza, while few other towering buildings are under construction. It also shows the harbour with the godowns...
  • View of Central Business District skyline, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of the Central Business District skyline, taken from the sea between 1974 and 1976. Financial skyscrapers dominate the view . It also shows the harbour, with the godowns visible in the foreground. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Golden Mile Complex and Beach Road housing estate, mid-1970s

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the exterior view of Golden Mile Complex, a commercial cum residential development on the left, and Beach Road housing estate, on the right. The photograph is taken from Merdeka Bridge over the Kallang River, where a few bumboats are on its bank. Title devised by Library staff.