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  • Sihlongonyane, Mfaniseni (Scholarly Papers Series - 1, 2000)
    The main thrust of the argument in this paper is that underdevelopment of African countries lies with the differences between the Eurocentric and African values. As Eurocentric values informs the development paradigm and ...
  • Unkown (2011-07-25)
    Green & Co., Boot & Shoe Importers, Eloff Street. This building was situated on the block now occupied by Castle Mansions. Image 706.
  • Unkown (2011-07-25)
    Fordsburg Post Office, one of the first branch post offices in Johannesburg, and situated in the Ferreirastown district. Image 942.
  • Unkown (2011-07-25)
    Store Bros. Corner of Pritchard and Joubert Streets, Johannesburg, Image 702
  • Hawke & McKinlay (2011-07-25)
    From the original drawing by the archiects. Image 169.
  • Lennox, Canning & Goad (2011-07-25)
    Exchange Buidings, 1890. Erected at a cost of 125,000 pounds, this building, in the Neo-Classic tradition, was opened on February 10th, 1890. Situated corner commissioner and Simmonds Streets, it was partly converted into ...
  • Unkown (2011-07-25)
    Residence in Parktown, 1902. A good example of the late Victorian house, built on a large scale in south Africa, from 1890 to 1905. Foundations and plinths are of stone, while red brick was contrasted with white wooden ...
  • Unkown (2011-07-25)
    The elaborate interior of Harris & Co. the Jewllers and Silversmiths, who were situated in a building in commissioner Street. The bric-a-brac cluttering up this interior is similar to that found in the Victorian home. Image 706.
  • Baker, Sir Herbert (2011-07-25)
  • Kallenbach & Kennedy (2011-07-25)
    From the original drawing by the Architects, Messrs. Kallenbach and Kennedy. Image 942
  • Unkown (2011-07-25)
    Main Street, A good example of the Neo-Classic facade, with triangular window pediments, and ornamental balconies and gable.
  • Stucke & Bannister (2011-07-25)
    Fox, Harrison & Commissioner streets, 1906, original elevational drawing. Image 518.
  • Unkown (2011-07-25)
    President street. This later became the Catholic Club. Image 942.
  • Unkown (2011-07-25)
    This Renaissance pile was typical of the ostentatious residences built by the wealthy of early Johannesburg. This victorian fantasy presented a glistening white spectacle on a hilltop in Jeppestown.
  • Unkown (2011-07-25)
    Corner Loveday and Fox Streets, this building combined a double-storeyed cast iron verandah with upper floors in brick treatment. Other features are the domed tower, and flanking psuedo-Renaissance cum Mediaeval gables. ...
  • Unkown (2011-07-25)
    Corner Marshall and Hollard Streets. Formerly the United Engineering Company. A fantasy in stone-a most grandiose building, with elaborate detailing culminating in the picturesque. Features are the central semi-circular ...
  • Unkown (2011-07-25)
    Market street. This was the first National Bank building demolished about 1906, when the new bank building was built in the same style as the adjoining Corner house block. Image 169.
  • Unknown (2011-08-02)
    View of the building fronting onto New Street North and Joubert Street. This buildingwas surrounded by tall blue-gum trees for many years, these striking an incongruous note in the city pattern. Johannesburg's first Court ...
  • Davies Bros. (2011-08-02)
    Commissioner street, off Sauer street. Fremch Renaissance style was adopted for the Mining Camp's first double-storeyed Bank. The building is still existing today, and is thus one of the city's oldest. Portion of the ...
  • Rand Club 
    Unknown; Reid & McCowat (2011-08-02)
    The leading club of the Mining Town, with libraries, restaurant, billiard room and bedrooms. On the same site as the presemt Club, fronting onto Loveday, Fox and Commissioner Streets. Extensive use of cast iron and stock ...

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