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Kottlers Curio Shop
Cape Town, Western Cape

PARKER and FORSYTH: Architect alterations 1906
Date:n.d. : 1906


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33°55'26.97" S 18°25'16.40" E Alt: 31m

Originally Jacot's.

Rennie in 1978 described this as a "Two storey with c1950 shop front with polished granite surround". The building was altered to become part of The Adderley hotel including the main entrance.

This was the left-hand section of Gresham Buildings, which was divided in three in 1903. The other two portions were C.H. Pearne & Co and Cuthbert's (later Fabians). This section was bought by Fritz Jacot, a jeweller and watchmaker, who had occupied the shop for several years. He had alterations carried out by Parker & Forsyth in 1906. (Arthur Radburn, August, 2023)

Writings about this entry

Rennie, John for CPIA. 1978. The Buildings of Central Cape Town 1978. Volume Two : Catalogue. Cape Town: Cape Provincial Institute of Architects. pg 204 item 65.16