LO-Huset / LO Building

LO-Huset / LO Building (HM20MY)

Location: Stockholm, Stockholms län 111 23
Country: Sweden
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N 59° 20.148', E 18° 3.294'

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Uppfördes 1899 för trävaruhandlaren Gustaf Carlberg. Arkitekt Ferdinand Boberg. Kungl Vetenskapsakademiens nobelkommitteer hade lokaler här till 1909 och Sv Akademiens Nobelinstitut till 1921.
Huset förvärvades 1926 av Landsorganisatiönen i Sverige. LO har sedan dess säte här vid Norra Bantorget, som blivit ett centrum för svensk arbetarrörelse. Sven Wallantler, Olle Hjortzberg m fl kända arkitekter och konstnärer har bidragit i utformningen av byggnaden.


Designed by the noted architect Ferdinand Boberg in 1899 the building has been the headquarters of the Swedish Confederation of Trade Unions, LO, since 1926.

[The English summary on the marker omits what some might consider important information, hence a rough translation of the Swedish text is provided:]

Built in 1899 for the wood trader Gustaf Carlberg. Architect Ferdinand Boberg. The Nobel Committees of the Royal Academy of Sciences were located here until 1909 and the Swedish Academy of Fine Arts until 1921.

The house was acquired in 1926 by the Landsorganisationen i Sverige. Since then, LO has had its seat at Norra Bantorget, which has become a center for the Swedish labor movement. Sven Wallantler, Olle Hjortzberg, well-known architects and artists have contributed
to the design of the building.
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HM NumberHM20MY
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Placed BySamfundet S:t Erik
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Date Added Friday, August 11th, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)34V E 332482 N 6581149
Decimal Degrees59.33580000, 18.05490000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 59° 20.148', E 18° 3.294'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds59° 20' 8.88" N, 18° 3' 17.64" E
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Upplandsgatan, Stockholm Stockholms län 111 23, SE
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