House Suzman was designed in 1937 for Saul Suzman and his wife Betty Sonnenberg by J C Cook and Cowen in the Spanish Mission style. Sonnenberg was the daughter of politician and industrialist Max Sonnenberg, and Suzman an importer of tobacco. Saul and Betty’s daughter, Janet, would become a giant of the British stage. Durng WWII, a significant extension to the house allowed it to be used as the Lady Duncan auxiliary hospital for wounded airmen and soldiers.
14 8th Avenue, Lower Houghton