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Luthje's Langham Hotel
Johannesburg, Gauteng

People:

STUCKE and BANNISTER: Architect


Date:1903-1905
Type:Hotel
Status:Unknown

There were major extensions to the hotel in 1935 by KALLENBACH, KENNEDY & FURNER with F MOLLER as the civil engineer who designed the reinforced concrete frame, notable for its large spans, over the public lounge.

(Van der Waal 1987:141; AB&E Dec 1934:23; SAB Feb 1935:55; SAB Apr 1935:lix)

Rebecca Caplan (nee Goldberg) recorded that her father, Simon Goldberg, bought the hotel in 1929 together with Harry Olshwang for £17,000. It is not known when he sold it.
(Gillian Reichman, granddaughter of Simon Goldberg, July 2015)

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.

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