Residents of the area were forcibly removed from the residential area under the Group Areas Act of 1950 leaving it a vacant space, with limited action to restore the area due to bureaucratic setbacks and complications for claimants. District Six is not legally declared a national heritage site by the South African Heritage Resources Agency, it remains vulnerable and unprotected.Today there still is 42 hectares available for restitution in an area that was initially 150 hectares.
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14feb - 14marfeb 146:30 pmmar 14Launch of Report “Church Square : Empowering Public Life”#LovePublicSpace
Future Cape Town have recently completed a research report, commissioned by commercial property regeneration specialists Urban Lime, on Church Square in the Cape Town CBD. The report evaluates the square [...]
Future Cape Town have recently completed a research report, commissioned by commercial property regeneration specialists Urban Lime, on Church Square in the Cape Town CBD. The report evaluates the square across multiple criteria e.g. equity, access, diversity etc. and includes recommendations to improve the space going forward.
The main findings of the report will be presented by Rashiq Fataar, the Director of Future Cape Town, and Urban Lime will conduct the first public tour of Speakers-Corner, a restored heritage building.
What makes Cape Town a liveable city now and what should be done to unlock it's potential
as a progressive city of the future? Encouraging citizens to activate their opinions, Future Cape Town is fast becoming a
united voice that represents the aspirations of the next generation.