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 1911 Mary Fitzgerald led the wives and daughters of the striking tram workers to the tram sheds where they sat on the tracks to stop the trains from leaving?