Slussen, Stockholm, Sweden

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Where: Stockholms Län, Stockholm Kommun, Sverige

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When: 01 January 1939

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Slussen area in the southern part of Stockholm city. The cloverleaf roundabout, designed by the architect Tage William-Olsson, was inaugurated in 1935. View from the Katarina Elevator towards the City Hall at Kungsholmen, Riddarholmen (the Islet of Knights) and the Old Town.

Slussen på Södermalm i Stockholm. Den klöverbladsformade trafikkarusellen, skapad av arkitekten Tage William-Olsson, invigdes 1935. Vy från Katarinahissen, mot Stadshuset på Kungsholmen, Riddarholmen och Gamla stan.

Parish (socken): Stockholm
Province (landskap): Södermanland
Municipality (kommun): Stockholm
County (län): Stockholm

Photograph by: Mårten Sjöbeck
Date: 1939
Format: Film

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    • 09/Apr/2014 22:49:12

    old Stockholm

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    • 12/Aug/2014 18:50:50

    What a great point of view, lovely. Just as comments on the Halmstad town hall, this looks not like 1939. So Sweden was (and probably is) very progressive I guess. I should spend a week of my holidays there (with full photographic equipment of course).

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    • 13/Aug/2014 12:27:54 A great view, I agree! You may compare with this photo from 1945, by Fredrik Bruno: You are welcome to Sweden Sebastian, and be sure to bring your camera! :) Why not take your own picture of the Slussen area today and post it here? /Anna B.

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    • 14/Aug/2014 08:53:58 Thank you for pointing me at the colored version made by Fredrik Bruno ! I'll make sure I'll visit this area when spending my holidays there, but I guess it will at least take 2 more years. :(

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    • 14/Aug/2014 12:21:58 Slussen will probably be a construction area by then. According to the city planning so far, the cloverleaf roundabout from 1935 will be replaced by something new. /Anna B.