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South Africa's first skyscraper, The Carlton Centre in Johannesburg at 50 stories high. The Carlton Hotel is alongside it. Very hip place to hang out in its day!

Sandton City redevelopment. Liberty Towers 1 through 3. Planned as the final phase of the Sandton City redevelopment. Liberty Tower 1 (in the foreground) will rise to a potential 65 storeys, making it the tallest tower in Africa.

Constitution Hill is the site of Johannesburg’s notorious Old Fort Prison Complex, commonly known as Number Four, where thousands of ordinary people were brutally punished before the dawn of democracy in 1994. Many of South Africa’s leading political activists, including Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela, were detained here.