Central City

Come share your story at City Walk Saturday this September
13 September 2016

On Saturday 17 September, City Walk will be returning to its roots as a storytelling route. The Company’s Garden will form the hub of activities with Nal’ibali hosting a special edition Story Bosso where they will have awesome prizes up for grabs for the winning storytellers. Indulge in some childlike fun and challenge a friend

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Run the Mother City this summer
8 September 2016

With summer creeping ever closer, Cape Town is slowly but surely starting to resurface from its annual winter slumber, inviting everyone to come out and play. Of course, this may mean different things to different people, but if you’re feeling inspired to get fit and tone up before beach season starts, why not revisit running?

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CBD-dwellers: complete this survey
21 August 2014

Participate in the Cape Town CBD residential survey by Sunday 31 August and stand a chance of winning one of three vouchers.

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Can new infrastructure encourage more residential diversity in the inner city?
17 June 2014

New developments totalling between R2- and 3-billion are planned for the Cape Town central city, and are set to ensure its economic longevity whilst also stimulating the city’s economic growth beyond the urban core.

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Encouraging a low-carbon commute
5 February 2014

Did you know that private cars account for a staggering 87% of the energy used on transport in and out of the Central City today, and with this region currently using 7100 terajoules of energy per year, unchanged behaviour will see us consuming 12600 terajoules* per year by 2030?  To put it in context, one

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Affordable housing in the central city: frequently asked questions
24 August 2013

To thrive, cities need people and people need safe and affordable places to live. It is this relationship that lies at the heart of the need for affordable housing in the central city of Cape Town.

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Urban ubuntu: How can we create a more caring city?
13 August 2013

Cape Town Partnership CEO Bulelwa Makalima-Ngewana reflects on what it means and takes to be a “caring city” – and asks Capetonians for their ideas how we can collectively create more caring, inclusive communities.

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The Long Street Baths: a pool with a history
3 July 2013

We look beneath the surface to discover the past, present and possible future of one of Cape Town’s most beloved institutions in this June 2013 City Views article. Text by Ambre Nicolson and photos by Lisa Burnell.

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State of the Central City: Clean, safe, inclusive and open for business
14 September 2012

The first annual State of the Central City Report affirms Cape Town as a premier destination for work and play.

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