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Stanhope Mansions
Johannesburg, Gauteng

COOK and COWEN: Architect

Date:1935
Type:Flats with shops to street
Style:Art Deco
Status:Extant
Street:60 Plein Street

 


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Coordinates:
26°11'59.16" S 28°02'43.87" E Alt: 1765m

(SAB Apr 1935; SA Acad 1936)

A fine Art Deco building consisting of 10 floors of apartments over Retail units at ground floor. Main facade divided into sections, with the 2 outer sections having a horizontal emphasis while the central section has a vertical emphasis. Decorative Art Deco panels are used between the first and second floors, as well as second and third floors of the central section only. (Gerald Humphrey 2017)

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.


Writings about this entry

Chipkin, Clive M. 1993. Johannesburg Style - Architecture & Society 1880s - 1960s. Cape Town: David Phillip. pg 114 ill, 115