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Palladium Cinema
Springs, Gauteng

Date:1937
Type:Cinema
Style:Art Deco
Status:Adaptive re-use

 


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Coordinates:
26°15'07.85" S 28°26'26.20" E Alt: 1619m

The Palladium was built in 1937 and was one of the most luxurious theatres on the East Rand. The cinema industry started to prosper in 1934 due to the gold boom in South Africa’s economy. The Palladium is a contemporary of the Colosseum in Johannesburg, which is surely one of the nicest examples of Art Deco in South Africa.

(The Heritage Portal, accessed 2021 02 08)

The building has been adaptively reused for retail premises.