OUR VISION

Our City's built heritage resources are precious, non-renewable, finite and irreplaceable. Through its core activities of Tours, Research, Education, Conservation and Activism, the Johannesburg Heritage Foundation aims to protect our rich and varied heritage of Johannesburg and its associated social history, for the use and enjoyment of both current and future generations.

Johannesburg Heritage Foundation Constitution

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CURRENT ISSUES

NEWS! - JOBURG’S 130th BIRTHDAY

On Joburg’s 130th birthday Executive Mayor Herman Mashaba and MMC Nonhlanhla Sifumba visited Museum Africa and were photographed next to the original Mayoral Chair. The Mayor dared not sit in it as the seat has collapsed. Vice Chair Kathy Munro suggested it offered a fine project for the Foundation – repairing the mayoral seat.

Joburg Heritage Foundation - Mayor Herman Mashaba & MMC Nonhlanhla

Thanks to the co-operation of the Friends of the James Hall Transport Museum the birthday celebrations proved a  very successful event for the JHF.

Lindfield Victorian House Museum:

Gets 5 stars from Trip Advisor!

Sprucing up Ellis Park Hotel in Bertrams

Blue Plaque for Circle Court

The first St Barnabas College:  

Our Help was recently sought for a landmark property in Westbury

News! How NOT to treat an Art Deco building

Wrapped in advertising for SKYY Vodka this little building in Braamfontein corner de Korte and De Beer is a very attractive art deco block.

Manchester Hotel: A slow and painful death for the Manchester Hotel.

Rosebank Fire Station: Demolition has begun on the Rosebank Fire Station.

Rand Steam Laundries: Rand Steam Laundries rising again.

Museum Africa: The City has appointed a Fashion & History Curators. Some progress is being made.

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EVENTS CALENDAR

Sat 14 January

HOUSE TOUR - ‘WINDYBROW – THE GREAT SURVIVOR’

Front of Windybrow from 2011

Sun 22 January

WALKING TOUR -  ‘THE MANY FAITHS OF YEOVILLE’

Sat 28 January

WALKING TOUR - ‘EMOYENI TO VILLA ARCADIA’

Sat 4 February

FILM SCREENING - ‘JIM COMES TO JOBURG’

Sat 11 February

WALKING TOUR - ‘HISTORIC ESSELEN PARK’

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Sun 19 February

WALKING TOUR - ‘ST JOHN’s COLLEGE’

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Sat 25 February

‘SS MENDI COMMEMORATION’

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