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Alliance Assurance Co Building - Protea Assurance House
Cape Town, Western Cape


Frederick McIntosh GLENNIE: Architect

Date:1933 : 1990
Style:Adaptive Reuse
Street:40 Burg Street

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33°55'23.33" S 18°25'13.11" EAlt: 34m
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Has served as headquarters of this company for over half a century. This building was extended and adaptively reused in 1990 by LOUIS KAROL ASSOCIATES.

(SAB Oct 1933:31 tend; AB&E Sep 1933: 47; AB&E Sep 1934:7, 9, 11)

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

Cole, DI. 2002. The building stones of Cape Town : a geological walking tour. Cape Town: Council for Geoscience. pg 64
Muwanga, Christina. 1998. South Africa : a guide to recent architecture. London : Köln: Ellipsis : Könemann. pg 24-27
Rennie, John for CPIA. 1978. The Buildings of Central Cape Town 1978. Volume Two : Catalogue. Cape Town: Cape Provincial Institute of Architects. pg 142 item 56.7
Walker, Michael. 2011. A Statement In Stone. Cape Town: Privately published by Michael Walker. pg 33

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