Newtown is a suburb of , . It is located in Region F of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, and is one of five tourism developments aimed at inner-city regeneration.

Landmarks in the Area

The Mary Fitzgerald Square in in is a public space named after Mary "Pickhandle" Fitzgerald, who is considered to have been the first female trade unionist in the country.

The Market Theatre, based in the downtown bohemian suburb of in , , was opened in 1976, operating as an independently, anti racist theatre during the country’s apartheid regime. Photo: Bobbyshabangu, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Museum Africa or MuseuMAfricA is an historical museum in , . Photo: Thomas.macmillan, CC BY 3.0.

The Rand Club is the oldest private members' club in , , founded in October 1887. Photo: Janekszy, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Braamfontein is a central suburb of , in , seat of the and some of South Africa's major corporations such as Liberty Holdings Limited, JD Group, Sappi, Bidvest Bank and Hollard. is situated 1¼ km north of Newtown. Photo: NJR ZA, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Rosebank is a cosmopolitan commercial and residential suburb to the north of central , . is situated 7 km north of Newtown. Photo: Jeppestown, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Craighall Park is a suburb of , . is situated 9 km north of Newtown.


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