Johannesburg in the news:
- South Africa's rand, bonds rally after central bank cuts rates: JOHANNESBURG, July 18 (Reuters) – South Africa's rand rallied against the dollar on Thursday and bond yields fell after the central bank cut its main … – Google Alert – Johannesburg
- Dr Tshepo Motsepe: How our First Lady spent her 67 minutes [photos]: She then made a second stop at Olifantsvlei Primary School in Eikenhof, south of Johannesburg, where she was joined by the Top 16 finalists of Miss … – Google Alert – Johannesburg
- 'He was a big legend on and off the field' – final farewells for James Small: Family, friends and teammates said their final farewells to the 1995 Rugby World Cup winner at the Wanderers Club in northern Johannesburg. – Google Alert – Johannesburg
- South African Sikhs to begin four-month long celebrations to mark Guru Nanak's 550 birth …: “We will also be taking out Guru Nanak Peace Walks in Johannesburg in which locals, besides other Indian communities will participate as part of … – Google Alert – Johannesburg
- 'Charmaine' says goodbye to 7de Laan after 19 years: Johannesburg – 7de Laan says goodbye to Charmaine Meintjies and her troublesome identical twin sister Vivian – portrayed by the talented Vinette … – Google Alert – Johannesburg
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Did you know this about Johannesburg? The Ansteys Building at the corner of Jeppe and Joubert Streets was designed by Emley and William and completed in 1937. It is recognised as a prime example of Art Deco Architecture, a style synonymous with modernisation, optimism and Americanisation before World War 2. The departmental store, N. Anstey’s and Company, occupied the first four floors of the building. The tea terrace was on the fourth floor and was a destination of choice for the ladies of the northern suburbs. The building is 20 storeys high and was, when it was completed, the highest building in the southern hemisphere. The remaining storeys were offices and apartments, some of them occupying an entire floor. The building terminates in a mast designed for docking air ships.
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