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Berlin Wall at St George’s Mall

Bulelwa Ngewane, Deputy CE of the Cape Town Partnership, next to the piece of the Berlin Wall.

A New Treasure for St George’s Mall – a piece of the Berlin Wall St George’s Mall has landed itself a new treasure in the form of a big chunk of the famous Berlin Wall which was given to former president Nelson Mandela in the 1990s. Continued…

February 8, 2010

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Planning for 2010

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Good infrastructure is more important than ever and a serious shift to public transport is essential over the next 10 years, says Andrew Boraine, CE of the Cape Town Partnership. Continued…

October 29, 2009

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Expanding the grand Daddy empire

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Despite being less than ten years old, The Daddy Long Legs Hotel and Backpackers and the Grand Daddy Hotel and Roof Top Airstream caravan park, are already Long Street icons. The project has attracted many international accolades and was recently a finalist in the BASA (Business and Arts South Africa) Award for the promotion of public art. Continued…

October 1, 2009

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Living in high places

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What is now just one of many interesting building sites in Cape Town’s Central City, will soon be an elegant, 20 storey residential development called “The Pepper Club”. Continued…

October 1, 2009

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Reviving the Maharajah Building

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230 Long Street is another development that is promising to inject fresh energy into the Central City. Having been the home of the iconic Maharajah restaurant and the Overseas Visitors Club for over two decades, there is lots of speculation about its impending facelift. Continued…

October 1, 2009

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Memories exhibited at the People’s Cathedral

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The new St George’s Cathedral Crypt Memory and Witness Centre launched its activities by commemorating 13 September 1989 – when more than 30 000 South African’s marched from the Cathedral to the Grand Parade to protest agains the violence of the apartheid regime and to claim the rights of citizens of this nation. Continued…

October 1, 2009

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Legislation governing conduct of property owners

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As a property owner it is your responsibility to be aware of the legislation governing the conduct of property owners. Continued…

October 1, 2009

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Focus on problem buildings in the Central City

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A spate of headline grabbing stories in recent weeks have focussed the attention on the problems of buildings in the Central City that have either become mis-managed or have demonstrated the need for a more radical intervention into the running of the premises. Continued…

October 1, 2009

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