Instagram post by The Joburg Modernist • May 10, 2016 at 7:00am UTC
Carlton Hotel (1972). "Once the Carlton Hotel was a rich status symbol for Johannesburg; an internationally renowned establishment where the moneyed and the famous wined dined and slept in style. The five-star hotel - in an upside-down Y-shape that abutted the lofty Carlton Centre South Africa's tallest building - was always a proud reminder to Joburgers that their hospitality was among the best in the world. Henry Kissinger Francois Mitterand Hilary Clinton Margaret Thatcher Whitney…
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South Africa's first skyscraper, The Carlton Centre in Johannesburg at 50 stories high. The Carlton Hotel is alongside it. Very hip place to hang out in its day!