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60 Nostalgic Photos of the Good Old Days

60 Nostalgic Photos of the Good Old Days

No ice cream truck here…the youngsters in this 1970s neighborhood got their frozen treats from a peddler pedaling a bicycle. The peddler’s cooler compartment kept the goodies frozen until the youngsters were ready to eat them.

The first Woolworths in the country opened its doors in the old Royal Hotel building , Plein street, Cape Town in Durban South Africa, Cape Town South Africa, Hotel Secrets, Most Beautiful Cities, African History, Old Photos, Old Things, Black And White, Country
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The first Woolworths,1931.

The first Woolworths in the country opened its doors in the old Royal Hotel building , Plein street, Cape Town in October,1931.

I was just wondering if anyone had some South African city photos from around The reason I ask is that I like the old pictures and new stuff is. Johannesburg Skyline, Third World Countries, African History, Art Deco, Places To Travel, South Africa, Landscape Photography, Mineral, Transportation
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Any photos from 1960-1990?

If it is closer, then off course. I know I would. It must have been wonderful to be part of the 20% of the population that was allowed to be in the CBD...

Cafe De Paris balcony, Kotze Street, Hillbrow Old Pictures, Old Photos, Johannesburg City, Paris City, Exotic Places, Famous Places, Historical Pictures, African History
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Cafe De Paris balcony, Kotze Street, Hillbrow

Pritchard Street thrives once again! Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg City, Art Deco, Kruger National Park, Historical Pictures, East Africa, African History, City Buildings, Architecture
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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

South at Empire Road circa 1974 Johannesburg Skyline, The Old Days, African History, Afrikaans, Live, Childhood Memories, South Africa, Landscape Photography, United Kingdom
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M1 South at Empire Road circa 1974

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The Old Arcade between Market and Commissioner Streets.

Anderson Street looking east Johannesburg Skyline, African Image, Third World Countries, Pretoria, African History, Live, South Africa, Landscape Photography, Places To Go
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Anderson Street looking east

Carlton centre Johannesburg Johannesburg City, The Old Days, Historical Pictures, Cape Town, Childhood Memories, South Africa, Landscape Photography, Centre, Cities
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Carlton centre Johannesburg

Hillbrow The Good Old Days, South Africa, Landscape Photography, England, City, Vintage, Landscape Pictures, Cities, Vintage Comics
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Hillbrow

Newtown: Yea and Nay

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…