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Stock Exchange Building - Second
Central Johannesburg, Gauteng

CANNING and GOAD: Architect
Arthur Henry REID: Architect 1893 additions

Street:Commissioner St

(SAA&B Mar 1905:119)

The Second Stock Exchange Building replaced the first within two years reflecting the rapid growth of the young mining town. The foundation stone was laid in November 1889 and the building was completed in 1890. It was designed by the firm Lennox Canning & Goad and had an impressive facade and large trading hall. Tough economic conditions hit Johannesburg in the early 1890s resulting in the eastern portion of the building only being completed in 1893. This section was designed by AH Reid. (The Heritage Portal)

See Johannesburg Stock Exchange Buildings over the Decades by James Ball, January 10, 2017 on The Heritage Portal.

Books that reference Stock Exchange Building - Second

van der Waal, Gerhard-Mark. 1987. From Mining Camp to Metropolis - The buildings of Johannesburg 1886-1940. Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council. pg 30 ill, 32, 35, 63, 68