Ponte Tower

 
Airbnb in SA selling trust to the wary
Airbnb in SA selling trust to the wary
For R214 a night, you can get a double bedroom with leopard-print linen, a desk, a side table and a faded brown chair in Camps Bay.
Today’s Ponte: Drugs and gangsters, but mainly on TV screens
Today’s Ponte: Drugs and gangsters, but mainly on TV screens
*UPDATE: Mikhael Subotzky and Patrick Waterhouse were named winners of the 2015 Deutsche Börse Photography prize...
Ponte City and the urban myth
Ponte City and the urban myth
"Everybody's got a Ponte story," says photographer Mikhael Subotzky. Many of these can be found in Ponte City, his book collaboration with...
All aboard the night tour
All aboard the night tour
We are on Yeoville's Raleigh Street at Kin Malebo Village. The doorman greets us in French. The rhythms of Congolese singer Fally Ipupa's...
Living the high life in a Ponte penthouse
Living the high life in a Ponte penthouse
Ever since I moved into Ponte City — the iconic 54-storey cylindrical residential skyscraper that soars into the Highveld sky from the edge of...
The shape of our cities to come
The shape of our cities to come
Some of the world's most innovative and respected thinkers on urbanism and architecture are in Cape Town for the Architecture ZA 2012 Biennial to...
Ponte's fourth coming: An urban icon reborn
Ponte's fourth coming: An urban icon reborn
The thought of venturing into Ponte Towers remains cringe-worthy to many South Africans.
Picturing Ponte
Picturing Ponte
In 2001 the KwaZulu Natal-born television journalist and filmmaker Ingrid Martens won the CNN African Journalist of the year award.
Tales from high-rise dreamland
Tales from high-rise dreamland
Johannesburg's iconic Ponte City building was completed in 1976 -- the year of the Soweto uprisings -- a symbolic and evocative year for all South...
[Video]Ponte: An icon reborn
[Video]Ponte: An icon reborn
We visit Ponte towers, one of Jo'burg's most notorious buildings -- known for rampant crime and crumbling walls -- to find massive renovations underway.

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