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Carlton Centre
Johannesburg, Gauteng

SKIDMORE OWENS and MERRILL (SOM): Architect
RHODES-HARRISON HOFFE AND PARTNERS: Architect

Date:1967-1974
Type:Commercial mixed use
Status:Extant

 


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Coordinates:
26°12'19.60" S 28°02'48.70" E Alt: 1768m

At 223 metres it is the second tallest building in Africa after The Leonardo (234 meters high) in Sandton, and the tallest office building.

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These notes were last edited on 2020 07 22


Writings about this entry

Chipkin, Clive M. 1993. Johannesburg Style - Architecture & Society 1880s - 1960s. Cape Town: David Phillip. pg 318
van der Waal, Gerhard-Mark. 1987. From Mining Camp to Metropolis - The buildings of Johannesburg 1886-1940. Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council. pg 183