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Pritchard Street thrives once again!

Pritchard Street is one of Johannesburg’s iconic streets. For many decades, the most prestigious shops in the city craved a Pritchard Street address and shoppers came from all over South Africa to marvel at the latest goods and fashions from around the world. By the 1970s, the rise of suburban malls saw a major shift in shopping patterns with upmarket customers abandoning the

Old South African flag

Flag Friday XXXIV

Interactive Art History! The great masters face off three times weekly, among posts on literature, music, elements, saints, and... postage.

Pritchard Street, Johannesburg

The Regent Street of Johannesburg, and is second only in importance to Commissioner Street. The finest shops of the town are to be found in this thoroughfare.

Carlton Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa; 222.5 m, 50 fl; completion 1973

Carlton Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa; 222.5 m, 50 fl; completion 1973

The West Wing - The 1930’s Johannesburg Park Station concourse.

Take a look inside Johannesburg's 1930's Park Station concourse [photos]

The 1930's Park Station concourse designed by architect Gordon Leith looks like it was built especially for the likes of Jay Gatsby. This is how it looks like today: