Historic steps will rise again

Historic steps will rise again

Locals puffed up and down the flight for 125 years, but then it was closed for repairs – which took an inconvenient ten years. By Donwald Pressly

The historic De Smidt Street steps, which run down the lower slopes of Signal Hill from Loader Street to Waterkant Street in Cape Town’s tourist magnet of De Waterkant, have been closed and “under repair” for the past 10 years because, it seems, the city authorities simply can’t get their act together.

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Submitted by : Gert Coetzee on 2019-01-08 13:49:02
This Noseweek article certainly did the trick. Soon after it was published, the City got their act together, and the De Smidt Street Steps were completed.


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