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 The Empire Theatre was situated in Commissioner Street at… Johannesburg Skyline, Minstrel Show, Fiddler On The Roof, Art Deco Buildings, My Family History, Back In The Day, Art World, South Africa, Landscape Photography

Empire Johannesburg. The Empire Theatre was situated in Commissioner Street at the corner of Kruis Street - diagonally opposite the Colosseum Theatre. It was a very impressive building and opened in September 1936 to form part of the African Consolidated Theatres chain. The very stately and ornate auditorium had both stalls and circle seating and when used as a cinema

We need to reclaim our Hillbrow tower Johannesburg Skyline, Good Ole, Cityscapes, Towers, Cn Tower, Wilderness, Portal, South Africa, Landscape Photography

We need to reclaim our Hillbrow tower

We are honoured to post this wonderful article on the Hillbrow Tower written by journalist and passionate Joburger, Lucille Davie. It was originally published in the Saturday Star on the 4 January 2014. Click here to view more of Davie's writing. The Johannesburg Development Agency continues its work in the area and we're sure all South Africans can't wait until the Tower