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Netherlands Bank Building
Bloemfontein, Free State

DE BIE and VAN WIJNGARDEN: Architect
Date:1958
Client:Nedbank
Type:Bank
Status:Unknown
Street:Maitland & East Burger Streets

The novelty of this building is the relocation of the banking hall to first floor level thereby freeing up access to shops at street level. The double void over the banking hall is expressed on Maitland Street thereby signifying the purpose of the building.

All truncated references not fully cited below are those of Joanna Walker's original text and cited in full in the 'Bibliography' entry of the Lexicon.


Writings about this entry

Greig, Doreen. 1971. A Guide to Architecture in South Africa. Cape Town: Howard Timmins. pg 85