Master Mansions Blue Plaque - Johannesburg Heritage Foundation - 2019

Master Mansions was built in 1941 by the Master brothers, accommodating shops on the ground floor, Mabro Hats factory on the first floor, and six floors of apartments. Around 1 000 hats for ladies were produced each day in the factory. The flats housed many Gujarati immigrants from India. In the 1940s, struggle hero Walter Sisulu opened his real estate business on the ground floor.

Plaque Address: 

Corner of Commissioner Street and Ntemi Piliso Street, Ferreirastown


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Master Mansions entrance and blue plaque (City of Johannesburg)