2072. Anstey's Building, Johannesburg


Dear John,

"Ansteys. Designed in 1935 by Enley & Williamson 
for Norman Anstey, founder of the elegant department 
store of that name, which occupied the first four floors. 
Two apartments wings soar another twelve stories with 
magnificent views of the city. Cecil Williams, actor, 
playwright and member of Umkhonto we Sizwe lived 
here. Nelson Mandela was disguised as his driver when 
captured on 5 August 1962"
(Johannesburg City Heritage plaque outside the 
entrance to Ansteys Building)


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