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Des Munroe
Central, Cape Town, Western Cape

Type:Offices with shops to street
Street:Loop Street, Riebeeck Street, Sea Street

15,17 Loop Street, 37 Riebeeck Street, Sea Street

Semi Basement and Ground and 2 floors, concrete framed. Verandah, balcony on Loop Street, precast columns, faggot bases.

Ground : chrome shop windows, main doors teak.

Upper floors : steel industrial and timber casements (possibly top floor later build), stylised division into bays, pilasters. Facades rise to modelled parapet, also central pediment on Loop Street with attached tassles etc., suspect c1935.

[Rennie J, 1978. The buildings of central Cape Town 1978 - Volume two : Catelogue. Cape Town: Cape Provincial Institute of Architects. p, 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.