Moodie Hill

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Moodie Hill
Moodie Hill is located in Gauteng
Moodie Hill
Moodie Hill
Moodie Hill is located in South Africa
Moodie Hill
Moodie Hill
Moodie Hill is located in Africa
Moodie Hill
Moodie Hill
 Moodie Hill shown within Gauteng
Coordinates: 26°05′06″S 28°02′28″E / 26.085°S 28.041°E / -26.085; 28.041Coordinates: 26°05′06″S 28°02′28″E / 26.085°S 28.041°E / -26.085; 28.041
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Sandton
Area[1]
 • Total 0.11 km2 (0.04 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 242
 • Density 2,200/km2 (5,700/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 26.4%
 • Indian/Asian 7.0%
 • White 66.5%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 71.9%
 • Tswana 5.4%
 • Afrikaans 3.7%
 • Zulu 3.3%
 • Other 15.7%
Postal code (street) 2057

Moodie Hill is a small affluent suburb consisting of four roads; Springhill Road, Springhill Close, Van Meurs Avenue and a small section of Coleraine Drive. It is situated in Johannesburg, Region E, Sandton. South Africa.

History[edit]

The suburb was originally a working farm before Sandton City began being built in the early 1970s. The original farmhouse is still standing albeit completely restored and renovated. Adjacent to the original plot is a stand which incorporates a house built by renowned Staatliches Bauhaus[2] student and architect Steffen Ahrends.[3]

Location[edit]

Situated between Riverclub, Benmore Gardens, Parkmore and Morningside, Gauteng. The purlieus of Moodie Hill is in close proximity to Lycée Jules Verne (South Africa), the Morningside Post Office and the River Club golf course.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Moodie Hill". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ Ahrends, Steffen, artefacts.co.za
  3. ^ Muriel Emmanuel: Contemporary Architects. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1980. ISBN 0-312-16635-4. NA 680-C625. p. 15-16