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By Anna Cox
It took more than 6-million bricks and 500 tons of concrete to build Brickfields.
And one of the original bricks manufactured on the same site at the turn of the century was presented to President Thabo Mbeki on Friday when he officially opened the site.
According to Neil Fraser of the Central Johannesburg Partnership, Newtown, in relation to the central city, was historically something of an ugly sister and almost always mired in controversy.