Cape Station on the right track
The streetscape surrounding Cape Town’s dilapidated train terminal is ready for an upgrade, as a mixed-use development changes the fortunes of the precinct. It’s part of a plan for transit-orientated development aimed at tackling the city’s housing shortage and its passenger rail issues
On a clear day, Cape Town mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis can observe nearly every inch of the city bowl.
Gesturing near the windows of his sixth-floor office at a 160-year-old behemoth in the foreground, he says: “Just look at it. This is the perfect vantage point to see the size and scale of this property.”..
Would you like to comment on this article?
Sign up (it's quick and free) or sign in now.
Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.