Skip to Main Content

Search Results

Showing 1 - 24 of 44

  • Singapore River at the Boat Quay area, circa 1966-1980 [4]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of bumboats moored on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area. Shophouses are visible near the river bank. Read Bridge, which spans the Singapore River and links Clarke Quay and South Boat Quay is seen on the left. Housing Development Board flats are visible...
  • United Engineers Limited building and its surrounding vicinity, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of the former United Engineers Limited building at River Valley Road, among other buildings in the vicinity. Formed in 1912, United Engineers Limited is one of Singapore's pioneer company and has developed many local landmark and iconic structures. In the background, buildings under construction and...
  • Singapore River at the Boat Quay area, circa 1966-1980 [3]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of bumboats moored on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area. Shophouses are visible near the river bank. Read Bridge, which spans the Singapore River and links Clarke Quay and South Boat Quay is partially visible on the right while a few Housing Development...
  • Singapore River at the Boat Quay area, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of bumboats moored on the Singapore River at the Boat Quay area. Shophouses are visible near the river bank. Read Bridge, which spans the Singapore River and links Clarke Quay and South Boat Quay and Housing Development Board flats are seen in the background. Title...
  • Hotel Miramar, circa 1966-1980

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a side view of the 16-storey Hotel Miramar that is under construction. The hotel is located at Havelock Road. There are still some scaffoldings on the hotel exterior, and rubbles and machinery in the foreground. Blocks of flats with clothes hanging out to dry on bamboo poles...
  • Three-storey shophouses along river bank, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a row of three-storey shophouses along Singapore River. Clothes hanging on bamboo poles can be seen on the upper level of the shophouses. A block of Housing Development Board flats is visible in the background. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of North Bridge Road and...
  • Kallang River with a view of a HDB flat by the riverbank, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a crowded scene along the Kallang River. Many boats are docked on the left of the photograph, with dwellings near the centre and logs littered the riverside in front of a few wooden structures on the right with a few warehouses visible behind them. A block of...
  • View from a rooftop, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view from a rooftop. In the background, shophouses and blocks of HDB (Housing and Development Board) flats are visible. Location unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Shophouses along a road, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a row of shophouses along a road housing various businesses such as "Jee Chin Wee Restaurant" and "Koeng Guan" (right). Street stalls lined in front of the shophouses and in the background, a block of Housing Development Board flat is still under construction. Pedestrians can also be...
  • Demolished shophouse, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of a partially demolished shophouse. The internal staircase to the second floor and rubbles can still be seen. At the background, a block of flats towers above. Location unknown. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Construction site around Havelock Road vicinity, circa 1966-1980

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of a construction site beside a large canal in the foreground and blocks of Housing Development Board's flats in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese temple, circa 1966-1980 [6]

    Streets and Places · Transportation · Economy
    This photograph shows a Chinese temple located near a road and among large trees is partially hidden by an excavator. New flats under construction are on the right while a few vehicles are parked in an open space near the front of the temple. Photograph was taken in the vicinity...
  • Street scene, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a street lined with shophouses on both sides with street stalls in front some of them. Clothes hanging on bamboo poles can be seen on the upper level of the shophouses. Housing Development Board flats is partially visible in the background. Photograph was taken in the vicinity...
  • Makeshift drink stall by a roadside, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows a makeshift drink stall by the side of a road in front of a huge tree. A customer can be seen sitting at the stall with crates of bottled drinks stacked near him. Three cars and a lorry are parked along the road on the right, while...
  • Giok Hong Tian temple at Havelock Road vicinity, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a view of Giok Hong Tian (玉皇殿) Temple, built in 1887 and located at Carey Road, near Havelock Road vicinity. A few blocks of flats are visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • View from Mount Faber, circa 1966-1980 [13]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a view from Mount Faber. Singapore’s Central Business District skyline is visible at the background and Housing Development Board (HDB) flats lined near the foot of the hill. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Block 2, Holland Close, circa 1966-1980

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a block of HDB flat that has an angular-U shape at Holland Close. The shape is unique as compared to the rest of the flats as seen on the right of the photograph. Title devised by Library staff.
  • A row of shophouses at Havelock Road, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a row of two-storey shophouses. A road that is under construction leading to the Hotel Miramar is on the left. A building that is also under construction is partially visible behind the shophouses. Title devised by Library staff.
  • HDB flats along Jalan Bukit Merah, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows a view of two blocks of HDB (Housing and Development Board) flats along Jalan Bukit Merah. The one on the left is still under construction and clothes hanging out to dry on bamboo poles are visible from the block on the right. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese temple around Havelock Road vicinity, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the front view of a Chinese temple around Havelock Road vicinity. The temple's entrance is partially hidden by some trees and there seemed to be some earthworks being carried out around the temple's surrounding. A block of flats is visible on the left. Title devised by Library...
  • Chinese temple, circa 1966-1980 [4]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows the side view of a Chinese temple. A car is parked in front of the temple while a few flats that are under construction can be seen in the background. The photograph was taken in the vicinity of Bukit Merah, Tiong Bahru, and River Valley. Exact location...
  • Singapore River at the Boat Quay area, circa 1966-1980 [2]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows shophouses along the bank of the Singapore River and bumboats are docked at the quay. Read Bridge, which spans the Singapore River and links Clarke Quay and South Boat Quay and Housing Development Board flats are visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Aerial view of buildings and sea, circa 1966-1980 [1]

    Streets and Places · Transportation
    This photograph shows an aerial view of buildings and HDB (Housing and Development Board) flats. Sea and ships are visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Chinese temple around Havelock Road vicinity, circa 1966-1980 [4]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows the rear view of a Chinese temple by the side of a road. A few blocks of flats are visible in the background. Title devised by Library staff.