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Stakesby-Lewis Hostel
District Six, Cape Town, Western Cape

Martin ADAMS: Architect

Style:Art Deco


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(SAB May 1936:49)

The Hostel, 86 Commercial Street, Zonnebloem (previously District Six). This 1936 art deco building designed by Martin Adams while working on the CHUC (Citizen's Housing Utility Company) project. It was previously known as the Stakesby-Lewis Hostel and is culturally significant as the hostel for students was the venue of many important political meetings. It is currently used as shared office space which is rented out.

(Jenny Calder, February 2018)

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

Books that reference Stakesby-Lewis Hostel

Rennie, John for CPIA. 1978. The Buildings of Central Cape Town 1978. Volume Two : Catalogue. Cape Town: Cape Provincial Institute of Architects. pg 364 item 130.26