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Atkinson's Building
Central, Cape Town, Western Cape

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Date:n.d.
Type:Offices
Status:Extant
Street:Loop Street, corner Castle Street
Str no:52


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33°55'13.28" S 18°25'11.97" E Alt: 34m
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Ground and 4 floors, curving corner International style, concrete framed.

Ground : chrome motor showroom windows, black tiles, travertine, elegantly thin plastered concrete curving canopy. Upper floors : plaster, steel windows, glass blocks on stair shaft. Reed edged top level canopy, plaster banding. Steel pipe railing on parapet. Period touches, flag pole on plastered brackets, curving details.

Entrance foyer : terrazzo work, green, black, yellow, pink.

[Rennie 1978:42]

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

Rennie, John for CPIA. 1978. The Buildings of Central Cape Town 1978. Volume Two : Catalogue. Cape Town: Cape Provincial Institute of Architects. pg 42 item 43.27

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