July 3, 2020

Edition 8 is on the streets! Look out for your copy.


Historical green spaces within the city are being restored as food gardens and urban farms.
About R16.2 billion worth of investment in property has been committed to the central city since 2012, according to the Cape Town Central City Improvement District (CCID).
A planned Mandela tribute is one more stop on a route that will bring centuries of history and heritage to life.
The corner of Adderley and Strand Street is held to be one of the worst examples of 1970s town planning, featuring buildings with blank facades and roadways built for vehicles which completely excluded pedestrian walkways. Instead, people were forced underground into a concourse linking the railway station, St George’s Street,…
One of Cape Town’s oldest neighbourhoods is also one of its trendiest, and home to a flourishing art and design scene. Woodstock has undergone major changes from a seaside fishing town with its own beach in the 1800s to a mixed-race, working class industrial neighbourhood that survived the forced removals…
As the central city becomes a more attractive place to live and work, what happens when your prized Pomeranian is left alone during the day? Perhaps a pair of Jimmy Choos get chewed on by the Chihuahua, droppings are left in non-demarcated zones by the Dachsund, or the Weimaraner wails…
In the 1700s the northwestern edge of town was marked by a canal known as the Buiten Gracht. Development continued to spread beyond the original grid laid out for central Cape Town and spread higher up to Rose and Chiappini streets. By the early 1900s the area known as Schotschekloof,…
A new wave of high-rise building development is fast changing our familiar skyline.
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