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  • Golden Village cineplex at Junction 8 closed during circuit breaker period

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Koh, Kenneth
    Contributed by Kenneth Koh, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows a closed Golden Village cineplex at Junction 8 during the circuit breaker period. Marked on the floor are yellow and black lines indicating where cinema goers should stand to keep a safe...
  • Close-up view of a temporary closure notice at entrance to Golden Village at Junction 8 during circuit breaker period

    Streets and Places · Politics and Government · Koh, Kenneth
    Contributed by Kenneth Koh, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows a close-up view of a temporary closure notice at the entrance to Golden Village cineplex at Junction 8 during the circuit breaker period, informing customers of the temporary closure of the cineplex....
  • Capitol Theatre : night view

    Streets and Places · Kemp, Jack
    The photograph shows a view of the Capitol Theatre at night, with large signboards displaying movie screenings atop the theater and bright neon signs on other nearby buildings. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Queenstown Cinema and Bowling Centre, 2009 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the now vacant Queenstown Cinema and Bowling Centre located at Commonwealth Avenue. During its prime in the late 1970s, this building housed a cinema, a bowling centre, a restaurant and even a private lounge. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Eng Wah Empress Cineplex : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the defunct Eng Wah Empress Cineplex. The Cineplex is located at Clementi Avenue 3. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Queenstown Cinema and Bowling Centre, 2009 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows the now vacant Queenstown Cinema and Bowling Centre located at Commonwealth Avenue. During its prime in the late 1970s, this building housed a cinema, a bowling centre, a restaurant and even a private lounge. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Queenstown Cinema and Bowling Centre, 2010 : general view [2]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the now vacant Queenstown Cinema and Bowling Centre along Commonwealth Avenue. During its prime in the late 1970s, this building housed a cinema, a bowling centre, a restaurant and even a private lounge. Queenstown Cinema was one of the first cinemas in Singapore to have soundproofing...
  • Queenstown Cinema and Bowling Centre, 2010 : general view [1]

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the now vacant Queenstown Cinema and Bowling Centre along Commonwealth Avenue. During its prime in the late 1970s, this building housed a cinema, a bowling centre, a restaurant and even a private lounge. Queenstown Cinema was one of the first cinemas in Singapore to have soundproofing...
  • Shaw Plaza : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows Shaw Plaza, a shopping mall and a movie theatre complex, located at no. 360 Balestier Road. The photograph is taken from across the road, and a partial view of the road and divider can be seen in the foreground. Next to Shaw Plaza, is an apartment...
  • Sin Wah Theatre : general view

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1970s photograph shows Sin Wah Theatre, located at Lorong Ah Thia, off Upper Bukit Timah Road. Besides the usual screening of commercial movies, the theatre also screened films to raise funds. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • East Coast Road : aerial view [4]

    Streets and Places · Lee, Kip Lin · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This 1968 photograph shows East Coast Road taken from an overhead bridge. Roxy Cinema can be seen on the right. Currently, the Roxy Century Park Hotel sits on the plot of land that once used to be the cinema. Title devised by Library staff.
    Reproduction Available
  • Cathay Building, 1953 : night view

    Streets and Places
    The top of the Cathay Building was decorated with the words "Long May She Reign" to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II on June 2, 1953. The building used to house the popular Cathay Cinema, luxury apartments, a restaurant and a hotel. Cathay Building was gazetted as a national...
  • Capitol Theatre building, 2007, entrance : exterior

    Arts · Streets and Places · Tay, Lionel
    Shown in this photograph is the entrance to Capitol Theatre along the alley between Capitol Building and Capitol Centre. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Capitol Theatre, 2004 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is the front view of the Capitol Theatre showing a building that was once a cinema and is now desolate. The Singapore Telecoms building is in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cathay Building, 1941 : general view

    Streets and Places
    This is a general view of Cathay Building, located at Handy Road, which started operations in 1939. It housed Singapore’s first air-conditioned cinema, apartments, a restaurant and a hotel. It closed in 2000 for re-development. It is now known as 'The Cathay'. Cathay Building was gazetted as a national monument...
  • The Picturehouse building, 1999 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This 1999 photograph shows a view of the façade of The Picturehouse building which was built in a modern architectural design. The name of the building is mounted on the façade against a background of grey rectangular panels. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cathay Cinema, 1969 : general view

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a general view of Cathay building taken from a window. The building, designed by Frank Brewer, was completed in 1939. It became Singapore's first skyscraper and second multi-storey building. The new building was re-opened in 2006 and renamed The Cathay. Cathay Building was gazetted as a national...
  • Cathay Building, 2003 : exterior

    Streets and Places · M. Ashif Padili
    This is a view of Cathay Building which shows the first three floors of what was once a 16-storeyed building. Its brown and beige tiled wall is designed in semi-circular sections matched by external ledges that are like waves and similarly tiled in beige. Cathay Building was gazetted as a...
  • Alhambra Theatre, 1960s : exterior

    Streets and Places
    This picture shows the Alhambra Theatre located at Beach Road in the 1960s. A car is seen parked outside the theatre, and a trishaw and cyclist are seen riding leisurely along the street. The Alhambra was opened in 1930, and it was the first air-conditioned theatre in Singapore. Photograph donated...
  • Capitol Theatre, 1960s : night view

    Streets and Places
    The Namazie brothers, a Persian family built the Capitol Theatre in 1929 and completed the accompanying four-storey building, Shaw Building in 1933. Designed by the Shanghai-based Keys and Dowdeswell, the building is a landmark in the Civic and Cultural district. Donated by Lye Siew Fong, and displayed at the Heritage...
  • Cathay Building, 1999 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is a view of the exterior of the cinema at Cathay Building with its tiled wall and metal-like horizontal shutters in the middle for displaying posters of movies being featured. Cathay Building was gazetted as a national monument on 10 February 2003. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Capitol Theatre building, 2007 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Economy · Tay, Lionel
    This photograph captures a close-up of the ventilation vent at the side of Capitol Building. A bird can be seen flying near the vent while another perches on the edge of the ledge. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Roxy Theatre, 1960s : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts
    This is a front view of Roxy Theatre, located at the junction of East Coast Road. In its place now is Katong Plaza. Donated by Heng Ngian Phuan and displayed at the Heritage Roadshow 2008. HRS3_650. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Odeon Cinema, 1954 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Arts · Kouo, Shang-Wei, 1924-1988 · Kouo Shang-Wei Collection 郭尚慰珍藏 {44860}
    This photograph shows the exterior of Odeon Cinema, with movie promotional materials such as posters and billboards at the building's lobby area. Odeon Cinema was built by Cathay Organisation and located at the junction of North Bridge Road and Cashin Street in 1953. It was Cathay's most successful box office...