Cape Town of Yesterday

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Adderly Street circa 1977

Becoming more recognisable to modern day Cape Town (the new Station has already been built, but where is the Golden Acre?). Look how green Lion's Head is! Find an older picture here: www.flickr.com/photos/mallix/346396916 To see a modern version of this (from reverse angle) go here: www.flickr.com/photos/dvdmerwe/389218163/

Golden Acre in its heyday 1981.

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View from the Grain elevator 1960 and 1981

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"Smile please" Signal Hill 1963.

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Sea Point 1952.

Not sure but it could be corner Regent and Kei-Apple Rds. Hilton, could you confirm please.

Strand street, 1957.

On the left, the old station and right the S.A. Travel Bureau building. The bus is going up Adderley street. Photo; Nico Marais via Erik Marais.

Beginnings of the Golden Acre late 1969.

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Top of the Ritz c1979.

This revolving restaurant in the 21st floor of thr Ritz Hotel in Sea Point has been a favourite for many years ......... seen here in its 1970s decor.

New N1 to Paarl.................1950

A new Studibaker? trying out the newly completed National road (N1) to the Boland.

Chapmans Peak drive.

Another shot taken from Chapmans Peak drive this time in 1952. The road however has now been tarred.See photo www.flickr.com/photos/8270787@N07/2610595586/ taken two years earlier. Photo;Bob Johnston

Voortrekker Rd. 1987

One of the longest roads in the Peninsula,(20 kilometres) it stretches from Kuils River right to the centre of town.