Apartheid, Expat, Johannesburg

Ponte Tower: A Tale of Glamour, Garbage and Gritty Regeneration

Johannesburg's Ponte Tower is infamous, notorious and really really interesting.  It embodies the former decadence, ensuing decay and current regeneration of the City of Gold.  It's a brutalist, concrete hollow cylinder of a building in the city's Central Business District (CBD).  The tallest residential building in Africa, it rises 55 stories tall and along with the… Continue reading Ponte Tower: A Tale of Glamour, Garbage and Gritty Regeneration