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Anglo American Building
Central, Johannesburg, Gauteng

BURNET, TAIT and LORNE: Architect
Kenneth Edward Frederick GARDINER: Resident Architect

Street:44 Main St


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26°12'28.20" S 28°02'10.44" E Alt: 1756m

In 1935 BURNET TAIT & LORNE were commissioned by Sir Ernest Oppenheimer to design the giant headquarters of the Anglo-American Corporation of South Africa building at 44 Main Street, Johannesburg.

(SAB May 1940:33 ill)

These notes were last edited on 2020 08 13

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

Chipkin, Clive M. 1993. Johannesburg Style - Architecture & Society 1880s - 1960s. Cape Town: David Phillip. pg 127-129
Greig, Doreen. 1971. A Guide to Architecture in South Africa. Cape Town: Howard Timmins. pg 146-147