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  • Kampong at Kallang Basin, 1950s

    Streets and Places · Daniel, David Danny
    This photograph shows a kampong or village at Kallang Basin. The houses in the kampong are made of wood, with attap roofs. The houses stand on stilts by the water's edge. Photograph taken between 1953-1956. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Bodmin Drive, Serangoon Garden estate

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows the view of backyards of houses at Bodmin Drive in Serangoon Garden estate. A motorcycle and a small blue metal swing can be seen. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Ghim Moh : old HDB Estate

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a block of 14-storey Housing and Development Board flats in the old Ghim Moh estate. A road spanning across the length of the block is seen in front of the building. A few tall trees line the sides of the road. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Dakota Crescent

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows part of the building at 26 Dakota Crescent. It is a three-storey block of Housing and Development Board flats. Part of Block 28 can be seen in the background. In the foreground is a turfed lawn. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Ghim Moh : old HDB Estate

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a block of 20-storey Housing and Development Board flats at the far end of a car park in the old Ghim Moh estate. Two blocks of similar-looking flats are on both the right and left sides. Tall trees can be seen in front of the blocks. Title...
  • Commonwealth Drive, Block 71-80

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows Block 72 Commonwealth Drive, a three-storey building. The light-beige-and-red block of flats on the right faces another similar building part of which is shown on the left. The buildings are surrounded by greenery. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Commonwealth Drive, Block 71-80

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows Block 79 Commonwealth Drive, a ten-storey building. This is a predominantly brown-and-beige block of flats. Adjacent to Block 79, further in the background, is Block 76, its mirror image. Title supplied by Donor.
  • View of Petain Court from Sturdee Road

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows part of Petain Court at 44A Petain Road. Petain Court is a grouping of renovated shophouses lining Petain Road in Lavender. The five-foot walkway is laid with graphic tiles and punctuated by Roman-style columns. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Commonwealth Drive, Block 71-80

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of Commonwealth Drive. Tall trees are seen in front of a ten-storey building. This is a predominantly brown-and-beige block of Housing and Development Board flats. A tall grey-and-white building can be seen behind the block on the left in the background. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Commonwealth Drive, Block 71-80

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows Block 78 Commonwealth Drive, a ten-storey building. This is a predominantly brown-and-beige block of flats. A vertical structure protruding out in the centre of the block houses the lift lobby. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Ghim Moh : old HDB Estate

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a block of 14-storey Housing and Development Board flats in the old Ghim Moh estate. A road spanning across the length of the block is seen in front of the building. A few tall trees line the sides of the road. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Petain Court

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows part of Petain Court at 44A Petain Road. Petain Court is a grouping of renovated shophouses lining Petain Road in Lavender. On the right is a row of double-storey shophouses featuring intricate architectural details. The five-foot walkway is laid with graphic tiles and punctuated by Roman-style columns....
  • Commonwealth Drive, Block 71-80

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows Block 71 Commonwealth Drive, a three-storey building. The light-beige-and-red block of flats is surrounded by greenery. Part of another block of flats can be seen in the background on the left. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Ghim Moh : old HDB Estate

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a block of 14-storey Housing and Development Board flats in the old Ghim Moh estate. A road spanning across the length of the block is seen in front of the building. A few tall trees line the sides of the road. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Dakota Crescent

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the building at 22 Dakota Crescent. It is a seven-storey block of Housing and Development Board flats. The building is along Old Airport Road part of which is seen in the foreground. Tall blocks of flats can be seen on the left in the background. Title supplied...
  • Dakota Crescent

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows part of the building at 12 Dakota Crescent. It is a double-storey block of Housing and Development Board flats. There is a strip of lawn parallel to the block outside the back of the block. Title supplied by Donor.
  • Commonwealth Drive, Block 71-80

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a block of Housing and Development Board flats at Commonwealth Drive. This ten-storey building is predominantly brown-and-beige. A vertical structure protruding out at the centre of the block houses the lift lobby. Tall trees are seen across a path in front of the block. Title supplied by...
  • Ghim Moh : old HDB Estate

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a block of 14-storey Housing and Development Board flats in the old Ghim Moh estate. Part of a car park is seen in front of the building. A few tall trees are in front of the building. Title supplied by Donor.
  • No. 1 Rimau : interior view

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows part of the interior of the first level of a house located at No. 1 Rimau. Two pots of plants, a stool-like side table and three armchairs are placed in the house. A stairway and two coats hanging on wall hooks can be seen in the background....
  • No. 1 Rimau Naval Base Singapore : exterior view

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a two-storey house located at No. 1 Rimau and its surroundings. The building is on an elevation. Pieces of mats or towels are hung over the railings at the balcony on the second floor. Banana trees are seen in the foreground. Title devised by Library Staff.
  • House in Kampung Lorong Buangkok [19]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows the exterior of a house in Kampong Lorong Buangkok and its arch entrance. Leaves and flowers from plants grown around the entrance decorates the arch. The entrance leads into an open verandah where a wooden dining set is placed. Outside the entrance are potted plants and shrubs....
  • Pathway in Kampung Lorong Buangkok [6]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a dirt path that runs between houses in Kampong Lorong Buangkok. On the right side of the path is a patch of soil where a group of plants are grown including a young banana tree. Long fronds of a coconut palm hang above this soil patch. On...
  • Roof of a two-storey house, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows the roof of a two-storey house. The house is surrounded by greenery. A building that looks like a stadium with spectator stands is visible in the background. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Bras Basah, Middle Road and Beach Road. Exact location unknown. Title devised...
  • BoBo Tan mansion, circa 1966-1980 [3]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of a multi-level mansion that seemed to perch on a hill top. The signage "Bobo Tan Mansion" can be seen at the roof with its distinct Chinese architecture. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Bukit Merah, Tiong Bahru, and River Valley. Exact location...