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 that from about 1911 Mary Fitzgerald Square became the meeting point for both black and white strikers? Even today strikers can be seen gathering on the square.