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So here is Cape Towns very own 30 Rock. Not in the sense that a television station runs from there, or that funny shenanigans go down behind the walls each and every day. In fact no real big corporation … Continue reading 30Rock in Cape Town
The Victorian Gothic-style Clock Tower was the original Port Captain’s Office completed in 1882. On the second floor is a decorative mirror room, which enabled the Port Captain to have a view of all activities in the harbour. On the … Continue reading Clock Tower
The original date of construction of the dwelling has not been definitely established but it is assumed that it was built, in its present form, by Willem Cornelius Boers, the notorious Cape Fiscal, who owned the estate between 1777 and … Continue reading Rust en Vreugd
This complex dates from 1892 and includes the church building, Cornelia House, and the William Frederick School. It was built by the Tafelberg Congregation and was inaugurated on 27 January 1893. Initially the property was given in trust to … Continue reading The Dutch Reformed Church
The old prison use to be on the sight that is now home to the Cape Town Archives. The original prison was demolished and the new building erected in the 80’s. The only original structure is the wall in front … Continue reading Old Roeland Street Prison