Lunch hot spot

City workers having lunch by the waterfront at the new Boat Quay Food Centre near Empress Place in February 1975 after the Environment Ministry had transformed the makeshift stalls in the area into an orderly site with 58 multi-coloured stalls, 116 tables and stools for 464 people.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 24, 2019, with the headline 'Lunch hot spot'. Print Edition | Subscribe