n Cabo - The Volunteer Drill Hall recycled : Central Library, Cape Town

Volume 2016, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0379-4830


Central Library was formally opened on 29 July 2008 by the then Executive Mayor Helen Zille together with Vartan Gregorian, President of the Carnegie Corporation jointly presiding at the Parade Street marquee-covered function. The City of Cape Town had taken a bold decision in 2004 to relocate the city library from the City Hall to its neighbor, the old Volunteer Drill Hall. The conservation and alteration of this building would fulfil the City's vision of establishing their library in its own identifiable and better equipped venue.

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