Parkhurst house up for tender
THE INFAMOUS No 79, 12th Street house in Parkhurst is up for tender again – for the third time in six years – since ward councillor Tim Truluck has been a councillor.
The councillor explains that the vandalised property was bought by the City of Joburg back in the 1980s to be the Parkhurst Library.
But then it was found out to be unsuitable as books are very heavy and a new, purpose-built library was built at Verity Park and was subsequently leased at a “peppercorn” rate to a
You can build three storeys and work from home
variety of people.
“Of course, by now, it has been vandalised and has a huge crack down the front and probably needs to be demolished.
“But, it is in a good location, if you like living near the “vibey and trendy 4th Avenue strip”, you can build three storeys and work from home, so it would suit someone young, hard of hearing and a selfstarter,” he said.
The tender document is available from the Johannesburg Property Company, 1st floor, Forum 2, 33 Hoofdt Street, Braamfontein, at a cost of R500. The closing date is June 10.