This is a large Edwardian building in the centre of Cape Town city. It was built in 1905, on the Grand parade, west of the Castle of Good Hope. Messrs Henry Austin Reid and Frederick George designed this building and is home to the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra, which performs concerts there regularly. It is located on the Grand Parade to the west of the Castle and is built from honey-coloured oolitic limestone imported from Bath in England.
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