Market House

Cape Town

The most elaborate example of art deco architecture on Greenmarket Sq, this building has majestic stone-carved eagles and flowers on its facade as well as balconies.

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1. Kimberley House

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This art deco building facing Greenmarket Sq is constructed from sandstone and decorated with an attractive diamond-theme design.

2. Protea Assurance Building

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This dazzling white art deco building fronting onto Greenmarket Sq was built in 1928 and renovated in 1990.

3. Greenmarket Square

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This cobbled square is Cape Town’s second-oldest public space after the Grand Parade. It hosts a lively and colourful crafts and souvenir market daily…

4. Namaqua House

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On the corner of Shortmarket St, Namaqua House is of the City Bowl's many art deco gems. Baran’s cafe here has a wraparound balcony providing a great view…

6. Shell House

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7. New Zealand House

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8. First National Bank

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One of the final projects of Sir Herbert Baker, completed in 1913. Pop inside to see some of the original fittings in the domed central banking hall.