Durban Art Deco


Durban Art Deco


Durban is regarded as one of the most significant 'repositories' of Art Deco

The following significant Art Deco buildings are found in the centre of Durban:

  • Colonial Mutual Building - 330 West Street (1931-33)
  • Hollywood Court - 197 Smith Street (1937)
  • Enterprise Building - 47 Aliwal Street (1931)
  • Victoria Mansions - 124 Victoria Embankment (1935)
  • Willern Court - 157 Victoria Embankment (1937)
  • Broadwindsor - 7 Broad Street (1934)
  • Manhattan Court - 11 Broad StreetPrefcor House - 396 West Street

Durban's Berea also has an important Art Deco district:
The following Art Deco buildings are on the Berea Ridge overlooking the city:

  • Berea Court - 399 Berea Road South (1935)
  • Surrey Mansions - 323 Currie Road (1934)

Other noteworthy Durban Art Deco Buildings include the following. There are, however, numerous other examples scattered throughout Durban.

  • Plymouth Hoe - 45 Broad Street
  • Nordic Court - 57 Broad Street
  • Broadway - 59 Broad Street
  • Jeena's Centre - 162 Victoria Street (1940)
  • 114-116 Victoria Street (1927)
  • Hattia Trust - 73 Prince Edward Street
  • Sharda Nivas - 66 Prince Edward Street (1940)
  • NM Fbrahim Building - 19 Cross Street (1931)

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