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Old Posted Sep 23, 2019, 7:55 AM
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Hillbrow Tower

Hillbrow Tower is 269 m (883 ft) tall tower in Hillbrow (formerly JG Strijdom tower) it was the tallest structure in the Southern Hemisphere until 1978 when it surpassed by the 270 m Mount Isa Chimney in Queensland, Australia.The tower has been the tallest structure and tower in Africa for 45 years in 1 May 2005 the tower was renamed the Telkom Jo'burg Tower.Read more on

Construction started: 1968
Completed 1971
Cost $10,000,000
Antenna spire 269 m (883 ft)
Top floor 204 m (669 ft)


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Old Posted Sep 24, 2019, 3:29 AM
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An interesting read, thank you for sharing!
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Has there been any progress since this article was written in 2013?
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