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Union Buildings, Pretoria, South Africa

Union Buildings, Pretoria, South Africa Another place to stop off and call back the past. Been there many times when I grew up in Pretoria.

Renowned architect Sir Herbert Baker designed this Joburg mansion and Italianate garden (with its clipped arches and columns) at Northwards for Colonel John Dale Lace, in 1904. The diamond-mining magnate shared it with his eccentric wife, José.

Renowned architect Sir Herbert Baker designed this Joburg mansion and Italianate garden (with its clipped arches and columns) at Northwards for Colonel John Dale Lace, in The diamond-mining magnate shared it with his eccentric wife, José.

House styles we love - Sir Herbert Baker architect who used mainly sandstone

Beware of alterations to older homes – approval necessary if older than 60 years - To preserve our architectural heritage, the The National Heritage Resources Act decrees that no alteration, however small, may be made to a building older than

Herbert Baker home South Africa.

Herbert Baker home South Africa.