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Melville Heights
Southernwood, East London, Eastern Cape

OSMOND LANGE ARCHITECTS and PLANNERS: Architect

Date:1964
Client:HM Russell
Type:Flats
Status:Extant


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32°59'56.44" S 27°54'21.07" E Alt: 84m
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This high rise block of flats was commissioned in 1964 by H M Russell, a long established building contractor in East London. Contract period was 24 months and the Contract value R3 400 000.00. This was the first high rise block of flats to be constructed in East London.

Information from a brochure prepared by the architectural practice of Osmond Lange Vandeverre Haarhoff Goldswain & Burger Inc of East London, circa 1983. Sent to us by William MARTINSON.

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.