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taken from the Traders Hotel near Orchard Road and Tanglin Road.157 views
taken from the Traders Hotel near Orchard Road and Tanglin Road.144 views
The Lido Cinema265 viewsThe Lido Cinema at the junction of Orchard and Scotts Road. The present Lido, at the top of the atrium of another shopping centre, is reached by a number of vertiginous escalators - all made by Schindler, as I noticed when I came out of the auditorium with a hushed audience after seeing Schindler's List!
178 viewsPacific Mansions on River Valley Road I lived on the 15th floor & had a
great view of the city facing Orchard Rd
Traffic outside the British Council offices at Amber Mansions on Orchard Road. On the opposite side of the road is Keller Piano Co - 196660 views
Banjo Sangers on Orchard Road - 1969202 viewsL to R - Richard Williams, Steve Lysons and Rob Harwood.
Cathay Cinema at the end of Orchard Road, 1956-58278 views
CK Tangs, Orchard Road169 viewsCK Tangs, Orchard Road, I was told the new store was built on the site of the old
Fast Food stall on Orchard Road Singapore 1967197 viewsFast Food stall on Orchard Road Singapore 1967
Looking down Orchard Road towards CK Tang278 viewsLooking down Orchard Road towards CK Tang (on the left), taken from Liat Towers, the stubby block which housed Donald Moore Galleries after it moved from its original premises in Clemenceau Avenue. It's amazing that there are no high-rise buildings along the length of this part of Orchard Road; compare it with today! Orchard Road was two-way traffic in the 1960s, something present-day Singapore children find hard to believe - as, also, that policemen wore short trousers then!
From Liat Towers looking up Orchard Road239 viewsFrom Liat Towers looking up Orchard Road towards Tanglin. The Thai Embassy, on the right in spacious grounds, is still there and looks exactly the same. The site must be worth billions of dollars! The wide monsoon drains are all underground now.
Looking north from Orchard Road276 viewsOrange Grove Road area where the Shangri-la Hotel is under construction. Bottom left is the Ladyhill Hotel.
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