Cape Town, South Africa

Very cool inner city vibe!

Adderley Street, Cape Town ca. 1898

Adderley Street, Cape Town ca.

Kloof Street,Cape Town, 1942. | Photo: Fay Lea.

Kloof Street,Cape Town, 1942. | Photo: Fay Lea.

Map of Cape Town 1725

Map of Cape Town 1725

Corner Waterkant and Loop streets.

These color vintage photographs offer a unique glimpse into the lives of South Africans who would feel the full force of apartheid through t.

Map of Cape Town 1891. | VIEW ORIGINAL.........for a fascinating look at what the city looked like 122 years ago. Virtually all the well known streets are there albeit, sparsely populated.. Today’s residential areas were mostly farms and small-holdings.. Unfortunately a small area on the right (Sea Point) has been damaged and the ‘repair job’ could have been better, but still gives a good indication of the lay of the land.

Map of Cape Town 1891. | VIEW ORIGINAL.........for a fascinating look at what the city looked like 122 years ago. Virtually all the well known streets are there albeit, sparsely populated.. Today’s residential areas were mostly farms and small-holdings.. Unfortunately a small area on the right (Sea Point) has been damaged and the ‘repair job’ could have been better, but still gives a good indication of the lay of the land.

Cape Town In The 1960s

Upper Strand Street 1967 with the lift shaft of BP centre on the left and Trust bank under construction a little further to the right.

General Post Office and Standard Bank of South Africa, Adderley Street 1898 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

General Post Office and Standard Bank of South Africa, Adderley Street 1898

Old buildings on a quiet street in District Six, Cape Town, South Africa

Old buildings on a quiet street in District Six, Cape Town, South Africa

Spracklens in Plein Street, Cape Town, where my Mom sometimes used to shop....with me in tow. Late 50's.

Spracklens in Plein Street, Cape Town

Foreshore and Table Mountain, Cape Town

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The Route taken by the Camps Bay Tram 1920 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

British Pathe Newsreel Clip from the Camps Bay Tram Ride

Adderley Street 1960| Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Adderley Street 1960| Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Commercial Street, Cape Town c.1930, with the town house built by Willem Jan Klerck (1790s) in the foreground. From the Arthur Elliot Collection in the Cape Archives.

Commercial Street, Cape Town with the town house built by Willem Jan Klerck in the foreground. From the Arthur Elliot Collection in the Cape Archives.

Cape Town Adderley Street Cape Colony 1870

Cape Town Adderley Street Cape Colony 1870

Cape Town In The 1960s

A beautiful shot of the newly completed Sanlam building,that for many years dominated the skyline on the Foreshore.

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