Joburg Heritage Walking Tour – Purple Passages in Westcliff and Parkview
Sunday Oct 31 14:00
A history walk through some of Joburg's most beautiful jacaranda tree-lined streets led by local heritage experts the Johannesburg Heritage Foundation. The walk starts on Wexford Avenue in Westcliff with a visit to an unusually shaped heritage home. It then follows the road down into neighbouring Parkview to visit two blue plaque houses and takes in an eclectic range of architectural styles from the early 20th Century.
In addition to looking at architecture and the suburb's most scenic jacaranda streets, the tour also explores the variety of personalities who shaped the early life of these historic suburbs including Major O’Hara, the early land surveyor Auret Pritchard, a former Prime Minister and a famous stage actress.