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Carlton Centre Office Tower

150 Commisioner Street
Johannesburg South Africa

Construction Dates
Floor Count50
Floor Area68,055 m²
Building Uses
 - office
 - observation
 - retail
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - modern
 - glass
 - steel
 - granite
 - concrete

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof730 ft

Architect: W. Rhodes - Harrison Hoffe and Partners
Construction Company: Murray and Roberts
Developer: Carlton Centre Ltd
Structural Engineering: Weidlinger Associates

The Carlton Centre is the tallest building in Africa and was the tallest building in the southern hemisphere.

Carlton Centre is the head office of Transnet, a South African Transport company

Sold for R33Million ($3.3 Million US) in 1999

Part of the Carlton Centre Complex, along with the Carlton Centre Hotel

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Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP - Architect

Drawing by Graham Fruisen
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