Built Heritage

Immovable Heritage Inventory



Joburg has plenty of monuments, buildings and sites that are of particular value from the point of view of history, art and anthropological points view.

 

 

Brixton Tower and SABC Radiopark
Brixton Tower and SABC Radiopark

BRIXTON TOWER

Completed in September 1962, the soaring 237 metre-high concrete Brixton Tower dominates Johannesburg's western skyline. The main structure consists of a cantilevered reinforced concrete tower, topped with a structural steel mast to accommodate transmission equipment. Read more [PDF]

 

PATEL HOUSE, 14TH STREET, PAGEVIEW

The house at No. 25, 14th Street is among the most outstanding and representative buildings to survive apartheid , a potent reminder of the community that was destroyed by the Group Areas Act under apartheid. Read more [PDF]

 

JOHANNESBURG CITY LIBRARY

Johannesburg City Library opened in 1935 and is the successor of two earlier buildings – the corrugated iron Old Church Building used from 1893 to 1898, and the Kerk Street Library opened in 1898. Read more [PDF]

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