Eastern Cape treasure lost forever?

MEC vows to save historic old Harbour Board building stripped by vandals and left to rot

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With all windows bricked up from the inside, Port Elizabeth’s old Harbour Board building — regarded as one of the finest examples of Art Nouveau architecture in SA — has been left to decay after being stripped since being vacated.

Most of the brass doorknobs, rods, plates, gold-plated taps, backing strips, fireplace surrounds and chandeliers have been stolen from the Fleming Street building...

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