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Foresters' Arms Hotel
Zonnebloem, Cape Town, Western Cape

William Patrick Henry BLACK: Architect
Date:1895
Type:Hotel
Status:Demolished
Street:c/o Canterbury Street and Bloemhof Street

(Pryce-Lewis list item 3218)

Black designed this large double-storey hotel for the property developer Thomas Madden. The rooms included a sitting room, dining room and two bars downstairs, and eight bedrooms upstairs. The hotel closed in 1921 and the building was taken over by a Mr Fine, a produce dealer (Walker 2015 : 53).


Writings about this entry

Walker, Michael. 2015. Old hotels of Cape Town (1890-1911), The : A history long forgotten, seldom told. St James: Published Privately. pg 53, 53 ill