n IMIESA - R18-billion to make Pretoria world-class : city development

Volume 31, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0257-1978
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  • Source : IMIESA, Volume 31, Issue 2, Feb 2006, p. 40 - 41
  • Accreditation : Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET)



Extracted from text ... Pretoria's inner city is to get a R18-billion makeover in the next 15 years. It will include a Freedom Park and a cross-town heritage trail through Church Square, to the Union Buildings. The idea, planners say, is to transform the city into a worldclass capital showcasing South African architecture and sharing an African feel. The project, dubbed Re Kgabisa Tshwane (we are decorating Pretoria), is to be funded jointly by national government, the Tshwane Metropolitan Council and private developers. Seven nodes in the city are earmarked for regeneration: the Presidency or Union Buildings, Mandela Corridor, Sammy Marks Square, Paul Kruger ..

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