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 the First President Street Power Station, built in Johannesburg in 1906, exploded in its first year of operation? In 1907, the Second President Street Power Station was built to replace it.