Monday, March 3, 2008

UPGRADE FOR THE JOHANNESBURG INNER CITY – an informational update from the Original 2AFRIKA, INC. Founder & President, Kenneth R. Hieber

Monday, March 03rd, 2008

The Johannesburg Development Agency (JDA) will implement a five-month project to upgrade public areas in Hillbrow, the Berea and Yeoville.

The project will include upgrades to parks, streets and public buildings and the introduction of herringbone paving, strong earthy colors, public art and indigenous greenery. According to the City of Johannesburg, five parks in the area will be upgraded and closed circuit television cameras will be installed in specific areas.

Pretoria and Kotze streets in Hillbrow, and Rockey and Raleigh streets and will receive upgrades including new paving making interesting patterns, special parking bays, benches, bins and bollards.

This project is part of the Inner City Regeneration Charter, which is aimed at transforming the inner city over the next few years.

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