Johannesburg: City of Gold


A developing set of stories about local cultural policy in Johannesburg: South Africa's economic heart and its biggest city. 


The Cultural District in Newtown, Johannesburg

The cultural district project in Newtown, Johannesburg is a 41 year old initiative which started as an organic cultural cluster, before it was taken over by local government.

Is the Newtown Cultural Precinct Project Dead?

The Newtown Cultural Precinct project in Johannesburg has been in a slump for many years. Can city planning save it and if so how will it change?