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Koch and Dixie building
Cape Town, Western Cape

Anthony (Antonie) Mauritz DE WITT: Architect

Date:1891 : 1895 : 1899
Type:Commercial
Status:Demolished
Street:co Burg and Castle Streets

(Pryce-Lewis list; SAAE&S Jnl Sep 1907:212; SAWW 191; 1890, 1891, 1895)

Koch and Dixie’s corner in Burg Street, adjoining the old Manchester Hotel site, was dated 1891. Elaborate, it was a smaller scaled version of Lennon’s, with similar plasterwork, double pilasters, corner tower, dormer windows; the whole crowned by huge scroll-entwined cast-iron lettering. Alterations (1895, P-L list).

(Picton-Seymour 1977 : 83)


Writings about this entry

Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1977. Victorian Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: AA Balkema. pg 83