Johannesburg

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The Brooklyn Guide to Maboneng Precinct – Johannesburg’s Bright New Star

Mimicking Brooklyn's strategy of urban revitalisation, Maboneng has become a flourishing cultural oasis in Johannesburg. This guide will cover all the exciting spots in the heart of South Africa’s vibrant metropolis. Godspeed you urban explorers!

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The Urban Renaissance of the Maboneng Precinct

The 21st-century reboot of downtown Johannesburg, with the Maboneng precinct at the epicenter of it all, is a far cry from the fearsome reputation it used to have. However, the controversial process of gentrification has a fundamental impact on Maboneng’s current development.