Sreet Names

In 2004 the City of Johannesburg changed a number of street names in Newtown in honour of major South African artists. This was part of a broader strategy throughout South Africa to honour those who had contributed to the struggle against apartheid. Names changed in Newtown were

Did You Know?

Did you know that in the late 1900s Newtown was one of the few places in Johannesburg where people of different cultures and races mixed freely?