The recommendation will be put before council for approval by the end of the month.
The request for the renaming was instigated by the District Six Working Committee in June in an effort to rally the City’s support in dealing with the injustices of apartheid.
The committee had detailed injustices of apartheid and colonialism, pleading with mayor Dan Plato to support their campaign for restitution.
Chairperson Shaheed Ajam said: “Our struggle for restorative justice will be rewarded with the resurrection of District Six. Hanover Street was the lifeblood of the district.