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JURITZ, John William

Born: 1870
Died: ?


Was a pupil of CH SMITH in Cape Town around 1897; he remained with Smith for ten years before joining the PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT in 1907 as a senior draughtsman. By 1911 he was an architectural assistant in the Department, living at Villa Marina, Three Anchor Bay. Juritz listed a number of works for which he was responsible while working with Smith in his LRIBA nomination papers (1911); they included buildings for the retailers JD Cartwright; Maxwell & Earp; Fletcher; houses for Frank Cartwright, Claremont; Earp, Rondebosch; Jeffries, Kenilworth; Budler, Rondebosch; Maxwell, Sea Point; Concert Hall and Swimming Baths, Camps Bay. Juritz appears to have been a member of the Juritz family of Sea Point.

LRIBA 1911 Cape Town. (LRIBA nom papers 1377 (1911)

All truncated references not fully cited in 'References' are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.

Books citing JURITZ

Brown, SM. 1969. Architects and others: an annotated list of people of South African interest appearing in the RIBA Journal 1880 1925. Johannesburg: Unpublished dissertation, University of the Witwatersrand. pp

Johnson, Brian Andrew. 1987. Domestic architecture at the Cape, 1892-1912 : Herbert Baker, his associates and his contemporaries. Cape Town: Unpublished Thesis UNISA. pp