|Category:||Photographs & Paintings|
|Keywords:||24 Beach St / Lebuh Pantai, Commercial building, retail and offices, Triple storey,|
|Features:||image taken: 1991-1993, Context: corner site, Church St. Beach St facade typically did not have a five-foot-way, but Church St façade incorporated one, Details: formerly the premises of Goh Teik Chee & Co, wholesale stores and ships chandlers, Materials: masonry with possibly reinforced columns, lime mortar and plaster, and large plate glass windows to the five-foot-way shop fronts, Personalities: Goh Teik Chee OBE, led the anti-opium movement and helped relieve the food shortage in WWI, George Town,|
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