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The City of Johannesburg’s Remains of the Sophiatown Renaissance

Trevor Huddleston CR Memorial Building - Sophiatown Heritage and Cultural Center, City of Johannesburg

My Newly Found Fun Thing To Do In Johannesburg. See what I found around Westdene in Johannesburg! I was on my Sunday morning 10km hike downtown Auckland Park when I found this treasure. This place is called Sophiatown Heritage and Cultural Center. Sadly, they are closed on Sundays which means I surely owe this place a…

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The Workshop

Workshop

Welcome to the oil-soiled field where men toil daily for bread. It’s a Tuesday and I am greeted by half dusty and tarred entrance along with three boards with hand written signs hanging unevenly; “Live-chickens for sale”, “Musa the panel beater” and “scrap metal buyer”. The space is littered with rocks, noise, stench, scraps and…