Robinson Bank, Simmonds Street, Johannesburg
Postcard View Amongst the leading institutions of the town, founded by Mr. J. B. Robinson, one of the pioneers of the Rand. It is a handsome block, situated in Market Square at the corner of Simmonds Street.
1924 Print Johannesburg South Africa Cityscape Historic Automobile Str
This is an original 1924 black and white halftone print of Johannesburg in South Africa. This town was once called the "Tin town with a golden cellar" because it had so many galvanized iron houses and stores. CONDITION This 87+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso. Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White Grade: Very Fine ++ Dimensions…
Jouberts Park, Johannesburg
Within a few years, what at one time was a bare stretch of veldt has been converted into a smiling garden with shady lanes and beautiful flower beds, thus forming one of the most attractive pleasure resorts of Johannesburg.
Market Square, Johannesburg
The market is situated in the heart of the town, and is the largest Market Square in South Africa. It is surrounded by many handsome buildings, notably the Post Office, National Building, Sauer's Building. Natal Bank, etc. Market Square was a long, rectangular area, extending from Rissik Street to Sauer Street and bounded by President and Market Streets.
These pictures show what Joburg looked like in 1930
Archived footage and modern technology combine to show you exactly how South Africa’s biggest city has changed over the past 90 years.