The Fringe

The Fringe

From 2009 to 2013, the Cape Town Partnership drove an initiative in the east city, known as the Fringe, billed as a design and innovation district, and intended to help kickstart the local economy. Following on a period of retrospection and review, we’ve since decided to evolve what was the Fringe into the east city collective – a growing group of people with an interest and stake in the area – and integrating all placemaking work into the core business of the Cape Town Partnership. To read up on this history and evolution, and find out what projects we’re involved in in the area, read on.

Project lead: Mike Purdham

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