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
Newtown: Yea and Nay | beatravelling
I had read that the Newtown neighbourhood in Johannesburg was a vibrant, artisan one, so of course I wanted to check it out. It has a little street art, but I don’t quite see why this is so hyped up… Don’t get me wrong, it is a nice neighbourhood, small, has a shopping mall, restaurants, cafes, and the local designer’s Work Shop, but not the cool cat vibe I imagined. Mary Fitzgerald Square is also under reconstruction, not sure if that made any difference… Newtown was on the table while I…