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Monday, July 2, 2018 - 20:56

She is the daughter of the City of Gold and she is gorgeous. Sandton is definitely coming of age with landmark buildings around every corner. If you love her during the day, you should see her at night! Property owners and their lighting experts have created quite a show when the sun goes down. Below are a few photos taken by The Heritage Portal team to encourage you to explore the city at night.


Sandton City and the Michaelangelo Towers. Note the two lovebirds on the bottom right. (The Heritage Portal)


The iconic Sandton City (The Heritage Portal)


When Sandton City was reclad a few years ago it received some brilliant lighting and a wonderful spire (The Heritage Portal)


Protea Court Sandton (The Heritage Portal)


Top of the Protea Court on the right. Webber Wentzel Building on the left. (The Heritage Portal)


Inside the Protea Court. Structural engineers across the country marvel at the roof. (The Heritage Portal)


Another shot inside the Protea Court (The Heritage Portal)


The Sandton Convention Centre lighting up Maude Street (The Heritage Portal)


Next to the Convention Centre is the entrance to the InterContinental Hotel (The Heritage Portal)


Sandton Library with fruitsellers still doing a roaring trade into the night (The Heritage Portal)


Close-up of the fruitsellers (The Heritage Portal)


San Deck at the Sandton Sun buzzing until late (The Heritage Portal)


A shopper rests inside the mall creating a great silhouette above the entrance to the Raphael Penthouse Suites (The Heritage Portal)


Steps to the Sandton City Office Tower on 5th Street (The Heritage Portal)


Outside the Da Vinci Hotel (The Heritage Portal)


The Bowmans Building lighting up Alice Lane (The Heritage Portal)


Another shot of the beautiful lines of the Bowmans Building (The Heritage Portal)


The Bowmans Building showing off (The Heritage Portal)


Wow! The Norton Rose Fulbright Building (The Heritage Portal)


Is Rivonia Road becoming the Commissioner Street of the 21st Century? (The Heritage Portal)


The one and only Discovery Place (The Heritage Portal)


Modelling at the entrance to Discovery Place (The Heritage Portal)


Embassy Towers (The Heritage Portal)


Looking up Rivonia Road towards Discovery Place and Embassy Towers (The Heritage Portal)


Webber Wentzel Building (The Heritage Portal)


92 Rivonia Road (The Heritage Portal)


Werksmans Building (The Heritage Portal)


Ernst & Young Building (The Heritage Portal)


Distant shot of the Sasol Building (The Heritage Portal)


The Hogan Lovells Building (The Heritage Portal)


Looking towards the Old Mutual Building and the Gautrain Hotel (The Heritage Portal)


In one of the captions I mentioned that Rivonia Road may become the 21st century Commissioner Street. Not necessarily in terms of an entertainment destination but as a bright and iconic streetscape. Below are a few images of Commissoner Street in its heyday.


Heading off to the theatre (Seventy Golden Years)


The bright lights of the theatre district (Seventy Golden Years)


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