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Gauteng

Braamfontein

Loosely translated, Braamfontein means Blackberry Fountain. It’s a central suburb of Johannesburg that didn’t always have the lively reputation it’s attained in recent years. The area has been skillfully prevented from decaying thanks to successful urban renewal strategies which in essence is an ongoing transformation that is fueled by a ravenous demand for student accommodation. “Braamies” has become “student central”, primarily accommodating young academic achievers that are currently or wanting to study at Wits University, University of Johannesburg and various other institutes such as Damelin and Boston City Campus....

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Brixton

The small suburb of Brixton, surveyed in 1902, is bordered by High Street in the south, and Beverley Avenue in the north. Captain Carl von Brandis, the city’s first commissioner, suggested that this portion of the farm Braamfontein be purchased to “extend the town and to provide grazing for the cattle of Johannesburg”, according to Anna Smith in Johannesburg Street Names. Brixton consists of wide, neat streets containing some 850 houses, many of which are semi-detached, with several front doors facing the diagonal of a corner, an indication that they were small neighbourhood shops at one time. Some homes have been restored, with original...

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Johannesburg

Johannesburg buildings are close to Universities and Colleges in Braamfontein & Auckland Park

Newtown

Newtown is a legendary cultural precinct situated in central Johannesburg, located more on the Western sector of the city’s central business district. Newtown houses many theatres, art galleries, museums and other attractions influenced by the arts which form part of the city’s vibrant cultural and creative hub. The town is tremendously rich in history and is an integral part of the city’s regeneration. Due to successful urban renewal and development strategies, Newtown which was once a decaying node is now a tourist attraction, cultural area and residential zone that is appealing to many students. The upgrading of existing buildings and recreational...

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Pretoria

Pretoria is a large city situated in the northern part of Gauteng, just outside of Johannesburg. It serves as the executive capital of South Africa, whereas Cape Town and Bloemfontein serve as the Legislative and Judicial Capitals. Roughly one million residents make up for the population of this quiet and peaceful city – buyers who want to escape the demanding pressures of the Johannesburg city life often retreat to this area. A humid subtropical climate inhabits the city, maintaining a lengthy period of hot rainy summers and a shorter season of cool dry winters. Pretoria is well-known for their scenic streets and proudly boast the nickname, “Jacaranda...

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