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Established: 1929
Ended: 1936


The partnership in Johannesburg between Louis Theodore OBEL and Mark OBEL about 1929-1936 and renewed circa 1940. In about 1929 LT Obel moved to Durban where he set up a Durban office, retaining partnership in Johannesburg. Both travelled to America independently around 1941. While studying in America, they built two blocks of seasonal letting apartments in Miami, Florida, in 1942.

All truncated references not fully cited in 'References' are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

Books citing OBEL and OBEL

Cumming-George, L. 1933. Architecture in South Africa - Volume One. Cape Town: The Speciality Press of S.A. Ltd.. pp 50-51