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CTC Bazaars
Cape Town, Western Cape

Max POLICANSKY: Architect
Percy ROGERS COOKE: Architect

Date:1936
Type:Bazaar
Status:Extant
Street:Co Plein and Longmarket Streets

 


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Coordinates:
-33.92525,18.422594
33°55'30.90" S 18°25'21.34" Alt: 27m

A limited competition; designed with 4 floors. (Basement and 3 floors of retail space, within the framework of a single organization; and 10 floors of office accommodation.

Became OK Bazaars and is currently (2012) Woolworths.

(FRIBA nom papers 1945; AB&E Feb 1938:12, 13, 16; Righini 1977:46)

CTC stands for Cape to Cairo.

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

Righini, Paul. 1977. The work of Max Policansky. isilili sam sise africa : a journal of architecture and human settlements - University of Cape Town Volume 1, Number 1. pp 48
Herbert, Gilbert. 1975. Martienssen & the international style: The modern movement in South African architecture. Cape Town - Rotterdam: AA Balkema. pg 154
Rennie, John for CPIA. 1978. The Buildings of Central Cape Town 1978. Volume Two : Catalogue. Cape Town: Cape Provincial Institute of Architects. pg 224 item 66.30