We've put up quite a few pictures of Brewster Road in the past. But this one caught our eye - notice the words Lam Looking Building written above the entrance. [...]
No, your eyes are not playing tricks on you - this picture IS from 1928! In fact, ACS Kampar was founded back in 1903 by none other than Rev Horley [...]
For those of you who didn't know, Batu Gajah was once the headquarters for the British Administration back in 1884. We have here a 1910 picture of part of the [...]
Here's a Christmas wish, printed on a movie poster, from Rex Cinema in Ipoh. Any fans of Jane Russell and/or Jeanne Crain out there? Did the songs in this movie [...]
Some may call it artistic...some might say it's just a badly angled photograph. But if you look closely, you will notice a fountain in the middle of a roundabout. Familiar? [...]
This was taken off a postcard, which describes this place as a "monastery of 'The Heart of Great Sympathy'". Do you know where in Ipoh this place is? Is it [...]
Before the present wonder of CGI of today's movies, there was the 'Anamorphic Camera Lens'. The first movie shot with this lens is said to be Broken Lance (see poster [...]
I have chosen to feature this photo today to honout the owner, Mr. Lim of the Lim Kopi kopitiam in Hugh Low Street, who has done an outstanding restoration job on [...]
I'm sure many of you recognise this building - yes, it's the St John's Ambulance Hall! The design is rather unique, since most halls are rectangular (especially on the outside). [...]
The above photo, from Sybil, was taken in the front porch of No.8 Caldwell Road back in the late 60s (note the Mercedes on the left!). 4 or 5 years [...]
Yes, Eu Tong Sen's chateau used to be a vocational school at one point. Anyone know if the school is still there? Or, have they moved to another premise?
Noting the concern of some of ipohworld's loyal followers about the apparent near-death state of the famous Ipoh Tree in the Station gardens(!) I contacted the Ipoh Echo with a request [...]
From what our donor (Ko-chi Wai) tells us, this is a "view from inside Choon Seng shop house along 156 Hugh Low Street, ground floor front. Shows the structure of [...]
From what the Star tells us, this is the proposed design for the new Yau Tet Shin Bazaar (see picture below). This new building will be called 'The Octagon', and [...]
I can see Cathay Hotel, and almost opposite is the Ritz Hotel. Yes, this part of Ipoh is STILL as busy as ever - even back in the 70s. Notice [...]
Yes, that's what it says on the fountain. Does anyone know WHO Yeoh Hong Seng is? Is this fountain still at Chamberlain Road/Jalan Bendahara?