Lost in Obs – an upcoming Streetopia event

30 years ago, before the end of apartheid, Observatory was one of the few places where different races could mix with more freedom than elsewhere in South Africa.

On the evening of the 30th of December 1993, one day before new years eve, and just a few short months before the first democratic elections in South Africa, three members of the Azanian People’s Liberation Army (APLA) launched an attack on the Heidelberg Tavern, just off Station Road in Observatory…