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Golden Acre

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Identification

Golden Acre
Sanlam Golden Acre; Sanlam Goue Akker
103463

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
concrete
aggregate
exposed structure
light brown
modernism

Usages

commercial office
shopping center

Facts

  • The Golden Acre was linked by a network of underground shopping concourses to the Cape Town railway station, Holiday Inn Cape Town and Picbell Parkade.
  • This building is built over a large shopping centre and train station.
  • The building is situated on the site where the original railway station was built.
  • The location of the building marks the original shoreline, before land was reclaimed from the sea in the 1930s.
  • The excavations for the Golden Acre uncovered ruins of the Wagenaar water tank (constructed in 1663), which are now on display behind glass in the underground shopping centre.

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Location

9 Adderley Street
9 Adderley Street
8001
Cape Town
Western Cape
South Africa

Technical Data

354.33 ft
354.33 ft
28
1979

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