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SMITH, TH

Born: fl. 1900
Died: 1903/6

Architect


Was architect to the firm of English decorators and builders Waring & Gillow around 1900; he was responsible for the design of the original Carlton Hotel, Johannesburg, W LECK having been appointed supervising architect for the hotel which became the most elegant and among the best-known hotels in South Africa. Smith also designed the Consolidated Building in the Chicago style of commercial buildings and at one point the tallest building in Johannesburg, ABURROW & TREEBY being appointed the supervising architects.

(Benjamin 1979:10-14)

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 SMITH

Walker, Michael. 2013. The pioneer architects of Johannesburg and their buildings (1886 - 1899) with postcard illustrations. St James: The Kalk Bay Historical Assosiation. pp 63