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Opera House
Cape Town, Western Cape

George Murray ALEXANDER: Architect
W KITCH: Contractor

Type:Opera House
Status:Demolished 1930s
Street:Grand Parade (corner of Darling Street and Grave Street)


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33°55'25.95" S 18°25'21.87" E Alt: 28m

(Pryce-Lewis list item 2 471)

This building was replaced by the Grand Central Post Office.

Books that reference Opera House

Johnson, Brian Andrew. 1987. Domestic architecture at the Cape, 1892-1912 : Herbert Baker, his associates and his contemporaries. Cape Town: Unpublished Thesis UNISA. pg 360
Picton-Seymour, Désirée. 1977. Victorian Buildings in South Africa. Cape Town: AA Balkema. pg 57, 82 ill
Radford, D. 1979. The architecture of the Western Cape, 1838-1901. A study of the impact of Victorian aesthetics and technology on South African architecture. Johannesburg: Unpublished Ph.D thesis. Dept of Arch. University of the Witwatersrand. pg 110