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Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk - Groote Kerk Gebou
Cape Town, Western Cape

LOUW and LOUW: Architect

Date:1938
Type:Offices with shops to street
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
-33.924525,18.4209972
33°55'28.29" S 18°25'15.59" E Alt: 29m

(SAB Jul 1938:70)

The office block belongs to the Groote Kerk.

B[asement] and G[round] and 10 floors, concrete framed. Curving golden brown facebrick, plaster bands and steel windows, travertine and chrome shop trim. The building curves past the adjacent tower of the Groote Kerk and forms a small shopping arcade.
(Rennie 1978: 205)

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


Writings about this entry

De Kock, Victor. 1952. Ons Drie Eeue : Our Three Centuries. Kaapstad: Sentrale Komitee van die Van Riebeeck-fees. pg 232 ill
Rennie, John for CPIA. 1978. The Buildings of Central Cape Town 1978. Volume Two : Catalogue. Cape Town: Cape Provincial Institute of Architects. pg 205 item 65.21