Ponte City - the highest residential building in Africa (15 photos)

Ponte City Apartments - this is the highest residential building in Africa.
In this high-rise 54 floors, its height - 173 meters, and it was built in 1975.
Initially planned to do Ponte City jail because the crime rate in the region off scale,
and thieves and murderers had somewhere contain.
Authorities decided that the bandits comfort is not needed, and it was decided to do so,
that the maximum number of people housed at a minimum of space.
Hence the idea to build this complex.
Time passed, and the Ponte City reclassified into normal house, which has not increased comfort.
Next you will see what it looks like from the inside, and which were scheduled to walk the prisoners.
















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