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Old July 11th, 2010, 06:27 PM   #1
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#NEVER BUILT - Expo Tower - 300m - Durban

Been going over the net and found this 1985 proposal for massive tower in central Durban to mainly function as a tourist attraction.

The plan was scuppered by aviation authorities

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Old July 12th, 2010, 06:22 AM   #2
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i remember it briefly, i was 12 at the time and Durban had expro85 on at the expo site and it was very cool.
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Never heard of it, but I know Durban Expo center aka Exhibition center had many additional expansion plans to it. so this could have been one of them.
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I wonder what the site for this was? in town? near the expo site?
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Old July 12th, 2010, 05:04 PM   #5
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This could be very interesting to dig around and find out actually...
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Old July 13th, 2010, 11:53 AM   #6
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could be the empty plot/ parking lot next to Work shop, I know that area was the initial phase 3 of the exhibition site with the mono rail being linked there.
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Old July 14th, 2010, 07:50 PM   #7
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Good that is was not built - it looks crap!
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